2015 NFL Draft: Quarterbacks

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1. Jameis Winston, Florida State
Height: 6-4 Weight: 232 Class: rSo

Strengths:
– Strong armed
– 26-1 career record
– Fast release
– Super Accurate
– Ran a pro-offense

Weaknesses
– Off the field concerns
– Tends to make questionable decisions – Isn’t fast

Comparison
Ben Roethlisberger

Final Grade
Round 1

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2. Marcus Mariota, Oregon
Height: 6-4 Weight: 215 Class: rJr

Strengths
– 2014 Heisman Trophy Winner
– Very accurate
– Extremely athletic
– Great decision maker
– Quick release

Weaknesses
– Ran a college offense
– Doesn’t have a strong arm
– Fumble prone

Comparison
Robert Griffin III

Final grade
Round 1

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3. Brent Hundley, UCLA
Height: 6-3 Weight: 227 Class: rJr

Strengths
– Strong armed
– Dual threat
– Physical framed
– High Potential

Weaknesses
– Accuracy needs work
– Slow release
– Holds on the ball too long

Comparison
Jay Cutler

Final grade
Round 1-2

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4. Bryce Petty, Baylor
Height: 6-3 Weight: 230 Class: rSr

Strengths
– Quick release
– Good pocket presence
– Good decision maker
– Tough

Weaknesses
– Ran a college offense
– Tends to overthrow receiver
– Mechanics need work

Comparison
Ryan Fitzpatrick

Final Grade
Round 3-4

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5. Garrett Grayson, Colorado State
Height: 6-2 Weight: 220 Class: Sr

Strengths
– Good arm strength
– Good mechanics
– Better then average pocket presence
– Ran a pro offense

Weaknesses
– Unaccurate deep ball
– Isn’t very flashy
– Played against inferior competition

Comparison
Matt Flynn

Final Grade
Round 4

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6. Sean Mannion, Oregon State
Height: 6-5 Weight: 220 Class: rSr

Strengths
– Quick release
– Good arm strength
– Smart
– Accurate

Weaknesses
– Not athletic
– Can’t create plays outside the pocket
– 54 career interceptions

Comparison
Derek Anderson

Final Grade
Round 6

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7. Connor Halliday, Washington State
Height: 6-4 Weight: 198 Class: rSr

Strengths
– Stands tall in the pocket
– Strong arm
– Quick release

Weaknesses
– Injury prone
– Makes bad decisions
– Ran a shotgun only offense

Comparison
Case Kennum 

Final Grade
Round 7

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8. Cody Fajardo, Nevada
Height: 6-2 Weight: 215 Class: rSr

Strengths
– Good mobility
– Good accuracy
– Very intelligent

Weaknesses
– Ran a college offense
– Tends to hold the ball too long
– Pocket presence needs improvement

Comparison
Tyrod Taylor

Final Grade
Round 7

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9. Hutson Mason, Georgia
Height: 6-2 Weight: 207 Class: rSr

Strengths
– Ran a pro offense
– Good decision maker
– Has good mobility

Weaknesses
– One year starter
– Weak arm
– Accuracy needs work

Comparison
Chase Daniel

Final Grade
Round 7

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10. Shane Carden, East Carolina
Height: 6-2 Weight: 221 Class: rSr

Strengths
– Good pocket presence
– Flexible in play calling
– Good accuracy

Weaknesses
– Footwork needs work
– Slow release
– Lacks a arm

Comparison
Luke McCown

Final Grade
Round 7

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11. Anthony Boone, Duke
Height: 6-0 Weight: 239 Class: rSr

Strengths
– Extremely smart
– Good short accuracy
– 19-6 career record

Weaknesses
– Weak arm
– Small
– Slow release

Comparison
Sencea Wallace

Final Grade
Round 7- FA

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12. Blake Sims, Alabama
Height: 6-0 Weight: 212 Class: rSr

Strengths
– Very athletic
– Good arm
– Can extend plays

Weaknesses
– One year starter
– A product of a good team
– Makes bone headed decisions

Comparison
Kellen Moore

Final Grade
Round 7 – FA

Honorable mention
13. Taylor Heinicke, Old Dominion
14. Brandon Bridge, South Alabama
15. Bo Wallace, Ole Miss
16. Taylor Kelly, Arizona State

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