Scouting Report: Zac Robinson

Written by Rob Engle on April 18, 2010

Zac Robinson

Position: QB School: Oklahoma
Height: 6’2 1/8" Weight: 214 lbs
Class: RS-Senior 40 time: 4.71

Overall Grade:


Draft Projection:

3rd Round

Non-position specific categories


Max. Value


Height/Weight 6 3
Speed 8 6.5
Quickness/Agility 10 8
Strength/Explosion 10 4.5
Athletic Ability 8 7
Durability 8 8
Character 6 6
Production/Experience 6 4
Toughness 8 7.5
Potential 10 7

Quarterback Specific Categories


Max. Value


Decision Making 10 7
Arm Strength 7 4.5
Accuracy 10 7
Mechanics/Footwork 7 4.5
Mobility 6 5.5
Release Quickness 8 5

Explanation of Player Grading System


One of the toughest players in the draft. Has a lot of starting experience in a major conference. A real leader and good teammate. Extremely mobile and a great runner. Good pocket awareness and ability to create more time with his feet. Knows how to throw with touch. Leads receivers well and is fairly accurate. Doesn’t usually put his recievers in harms way and is a good decision maker.


Saw a huge production drop-off his senior year after basically losing his top 2 targets (Dez Bryant and Brandon Pettigrew) from 2008. He had some very poor games in ’09 and at times looked frustrated by a lack of quality skill position players around him. Not the prototypical height for a starting quarterback. May not be mentally tough. Stares down receivers a lot. Only average arm strength and a lot of his balls seem to flutter. Didn’t take many snaps under center and played in a bit of a wide-open offense.


Robinson has a ton of upside and has the potential to be a very good starter in the NFL. He showed a lot of growth at the Senior Bowl and was tied with Jarrett Brown as the most impressive QB in Mobile. It’s rare for a QB to show as much touch as he does coming out of college, especially from a spread offense. A pro comparison is hard to make, but it’s probably somewhere between Troy Smith (athletically) and Chad Pennington (as a passer).


Began starting during the 2007 season and started ever since.

Awards and Honors

2009: n/a
2008: n/a
2007: n/a
2006: n/a


Management major at Oklahoma State.


No history of injuries.

Career Stats
Year Comp Att % Yards TD INT Sacks Rush Yds Rush TD
2009 180 301 59.8 2084 15 12 111 305 4
2008 204 314 65.0 3064 25 10 146 562 8
2007 201 333 60.4 2824 23 9 140 847 9
2006 25 51 49.0 345 3 0 29 144 1

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Rob Engle

Rob Engle scouted privately starting in 2004. Rob participated in an internship with the Baltimore Ravens scouting department and is continuing his professional career by attending Miami University (Ohio) to obtain a degree in Strategic Communication. Rob is also a member of the Football Writers Association of America.

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