Written by Chris Ross, Analyst on May 18, 2015
1. Christian Hackenberg, Penn State*
Playing in a new offensive scheme with below-average receivers and an offensive line that couldn’t block anything, Christian Hackenberg’s production fell off in a big way last season, going from 20 touchdowns and 10 interceptions as a freshman to 12 touchdowns and 15 interceptions last season. That said, Hackenberg has the skills to be a starting quarterback in the NFL. He’s got plus arm strength, and he goes through his progressions consistently. If he can improve his decision-making under pressure and stop forcing ill-advised throws, Hackenberg could very well be a top-five pick in the 2016 draft.
2. Connor Cook, Michigan State
Had he entered the 2015 draft, Connor Cook likely would have been a top-10 selection due to the dearth of talent at the position. Luckily for him, however, Cook still has a good chance at (read more…)