I'm starting a thread for my own scouting reports that I've been compiling. Right now I'm going to be starting with QBs. I'm using this for a couple different reasons. One, I would like opinions and conversation and two, I want to be able to look back at these reports in the future to better groom my scouting abilities. I apologize if they are a bit long. There really isn't any other way to do them. I'll probably be posting three QB reports today. We will be starting with: Aaron Murray - 6'1 - 210 LBs While a smaller prospect, I've slowly become a fan of him over the last year. His senior season made big strides for him and he answered the bell. My QB reports are broken down into 6 categories. Arm, Feet, Eyes, Pocket Presence, Tendencies and Accuracy/Ball Placement ARM - "Limited deep but smart and accurate enough to live in the intermediate area" Positives: + good release, high and tight considering size + strong enough to work the field without testing the deep waters too much + nice touch on the fade as well as flat checks and broken plays Negatives: - doesn't change the platform of his release often enough, thus sees some batted balls - not a truly gifted power arm, really pushes his body into the throws to get down field. FEET - "solid technique in the lower portion of his body, must thrive in the quick passing game" Positives: + fluid and smooth drops, doesn't have to force the motions + will work left and right in the pocket while keeping his feet under him. Negatives: - doesn't make many nuance moves to work inside pocket and find best throwing lane - not a natural thrower on the run. Tends to one hop balls when flushed from the pocket. EYES - "Eyes up and active, but must work on not staring down the TE" Positives: + reads entire field + uses eyes to hold safety + high end ability on timing routes and reads Negatives: - While capable of reading entire field, he will revert back to staring down his targets. This is especially true of the TE over the middle. POCKET - "stands tall even in traffic" Positives: + feels pressure + moves up in the pocket with success + though short, pressure in his face doesn't effect him as much + eyes stay up even when pocket is collapsing Negatives: - edge pressure moves him off his spot and effects his mechanics - doesn't make small nuance moves often enough to find best throwing lanes, creating issue of him throwing over the top to check downs with limited success. TENDENCIES - "Gamey and smart with decent athletic ability" Positives: + takes what's given + loves back shoulder throws + targets TE over the middle often (I think this is a great trait to move into the pros with) + risk taker, game changer. + will run with the ball to produce big plays + very smart with the ball Negatives: - risk taker - stares down TE ACCURACY - "Great and surprising accuracy in the intermediate and short areas" Positives: + good to great placement when mechanics are sound. + beautiful back shoulder throws! especially in RZ + great slant route ball placement allowing YAC at the next level + deep ball placement is good but should be careful Negatives: - accuracy gets sloppy when hurried from the edges - deep ball at the next level will be stifled regardless of accuracy, must use returns, digs and back shoulder to beat coverage deep. Overall: Positives + I think the guy can really produce for a team in this league. He is limited but his intangibles, accuracy and tendencies create a winning formula. He to me is jay cutler meets Matt Ryan. He's not going to beat you with his laser beam speed ball, but he is going to dink and dunk his way into the heart of some team. I would personally bet on the guy to eat pro defenses with his back shoulder throw in the red zone Negatives - size of course is his hurtle. He is going to need to continue his technique inside crowded pockets and learn to make those small nuance movements to find the best passing lanes. His deep ball is limited and he will have to have an offense dedicated toward getting the defense to bite on the short stuff to open up his deep ball. Over/under scheme.