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NFP Bunting Breaking down the 2012 QB class

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by RS12, May 9, 2011.

  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    An early look at some of the top quarterback prospects for the 2012 NFL draft.


    Ryan Tannehill: Texas A&M (6-4, 220)
    In my mind he’s the most intriguing senior quarterback prospect in the class. Tannehill only has seven starts under his belt as a QB. However, he’s decisive, accurate and a gifted athlete inside/outside the pocket. He displays a real understanding of the game and I expect him to take off this year as a QB prospect.

    Ryan Lindley: San Diego State (6-3, 218)
    A tall, lean quarterback prospect with a great arm, but will need to prove he can still be efficient with a new head coach and two new receivers to throw to come September. However, the tools are there.


    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Andrew Luck is the best he's ever seen? I mean, Luck is impressive, there is no doubt but he's not the best I've ever seen. That's a bit of a stretch IMO but whatever.
  3. NorthTexan95

    NorthTexan95 Well-Known Member

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    Makes me wonder how long Wes is going back. I doubt he was scouting when Aikman came out. I doubt he was doing this when Peyton came out.
  4. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Luck might be the best I remember seeing, too. Including Peyton, for sure; I don't remember anyone considering Peyton a HoF-caliber QB when he came out. Carson Palmer, frankly, came out with more fanfare. Prior to Palmer, it was Aikman. Then Elway before him.

    Mike Vick was in there with a lot of fanfare, too, I guess, though he's sort of a different player from those other guys.
  5. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    It will be interesting to see how Tannehill does. He played at wide receiver during his freshman and sophomore seasons before moving to QB last season.

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    I agree Dooms. I really like Tannehill. The guy just gets it done.

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