Originally Posted by BlackJetE90OC
It’s not a strong class, no. I’d just caution that ’12 was rare, Luck is the cleanest prospect I have ever scouted. Period. I can pull my scouting report for him, but IIRC the only real knock was good but not outstanding arm talent. Everything else was so obviously refined and nuanced, pro ready. So that was a unique situation.
I liked Bortles less the more I watched. My fundamental issue is his decision making. Much like accuracy, it is extremely rare that a quarterback suddenly learns to make sound decisions when going up to the highest level of competition. You are either smart with the ball, or you aren’t. Some of his decisions are truly awful, just disastrous mistakes that will get coaches and scouts fired. I could put together an hour long cutup of him making the objectively wrong read or decision, just flat out incorrect. And it worsens under pressure, which is exactly not what you want to see.
I’m higher on Zach than most...Love the arm talent, love the frame, love the pro-style coaching he got down there. He’s clumsy and heavy footed, but at his best I see Drew Bledsoe. No idea if he’ll ever take the next step though, but there’s far less of a projection with him. I see NFL traits out of an NFL type playbook.
[QUOTE=BlackJetE90OC;559439]I don't have high hopes for Manziel. But I hope he goes to a team that plays him and doesn't sit him on the sideline. "