Written by Wes Stueve on February 25, 2011
Position: QB School: Arkansas Height: 6’6 3/4" Weight: 253 lbs Class: RS-Junior 40 time: — All-Star Game: n/a Team Captain: No Draft Projection: Late 1st – Early 2nd Round
Mallett possesses one of the strongest arms in all of football, and has nearly unlimited upside. However, the former Razorback is extremely raw and needs refining in many areas of his game. Bobby Petrino’s offensive scheme allowed Mallett to make many short, simple throws with few reads and Mallett will need to adjust to an NFL offense upon being drafted. With his enormous potential, Mallett could be a late first round pick, but character concerns and erratic accuracy will likely drop him into the second round.
In 2010, Mallett’s decision making struggled despite a relatively simple offensive scheme. At times he forced the ball into coverage too much and threw a (read more…)