Quarterback Rankings Going Into The 2019 NFL Combine

Quarterback Rankings Going Into The 2019 NFL Combine

2019 NFL Draft

Quarterback Rankings Going Into The 2019 NFL Combine


5. Will Grier, West Virginia 6-3, 215 (3)

Career Statistics: 621-945 (66%) for 8,556 yards, 81 TDs, 23 INTs. 148 rushing yards, 7 TDs

Why Will Grier Is Here On The List: Sort of under-appreciated in the post-season scouting hype process, he’s possibly the best mix of safe potential backup and crazy-upside among all of the top prospects.

No, he doesn’t have the biggest of arms, and he has to get the ball out of his hands a little quicker, but he’s a great leader, a dangerous passer, and has the baller’s mentality to always keep a team in the game.

What The NFL Types Want To See: Is the arm strength there and does he have the right mechanics? He’ll get dogged for being a scheme passer who benefited from being in the Dana Holgorsen offense and playing in the Big 12. But for this workout, it’s all about the zip on the ball from a more compact throwing motion.

Bottom Line: He’s a bit of a boom-or-bust prospect, but he’s got the NFL starting quarterback mentality with a fearless leader attitude. He needs to be harnessed a bit – he has a strange way of turning the ball over at the worst times – but he’ll be a fantastic value shot for the stars outside of the top 50 overall picks.

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