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Quarterbacks 12) Collin Klein School: Kansas State, Sr. Height: 6’ 5” Weight: 226 lbs. 40-Yard Dash: 4.78

ground. Oregon’s defense was on 16) Ryan Griffin, Tulane, Sr. fire and pressured Klein all day, reGriffin was hurt way too often in his sulting in two picks. final year at Tulane but still manKlein helped the team stay close aged to put up some impressive staearly, but everything fell apart in the tistics. second half. While he can put up numbers, qual2012 stats: 197 of 304, 2641 yards, ity of competition and too many interceptions will have scouts con64.8%, 16 TDs, 9 INTs cerned. 13) Sean Renfree, Duke, Sr. Renfree is a tall, well-built athlete whose career at Duke is littered with tons of bad decisions. He’s got the fundamentals physically, but mentally he makes too many bad errors. 14) Jordan Rodgers, Vand., Sr.

197 of 304, 2641 yards, 16 TDs, 9 INTs

Rodgers isn’t the prototypical height for an NFL quarterback and doesn’t seem to have the savvy vision that has allowed some players (like Russell Wilson) to succeed.

He’s a good scrambler but tends to In a nutshell: Klein began 2012 as float his passes too often whether a legitimate Heisman candidate and running or in the pocket. And yes, finished third in the overall voting. he’s Aaron Rodgers’ brother. While he put up stellar 2012 num“yes, he’s Aaron Rodgers’ bers, the tape shows a player with a very awkward delivery, poor footbrother” work and scattered accuracy. 15) Dayne Crist, Kansas, Sr. Klein is a threat to run the ball but will have to polish his technique to Crist battled injuries at Notre Dame and had to transfer to Kansas in orhave success at the NFL level. der to get a starting shot. Bowl game: The Wildcats fell behind quickly to Oregon in the Fiesta He’s an impressive looking athlete Bowl, and Klein was forced to throw but is slow in his decision-making, the ball often to try and catch up as stares down his targets and pats the the Ducks burned the clock on the ball before he throws. 29 | Cheesehead TV 2013 Draft Preview

17) Alex Carder, W. Michigan, Sr.

Carder was having a very productive year until he hurt his hand in Week 4 and had to have surgery. A productive small-school player, teams will have to look at his previous two starting seasons to see if his arm strength and accuracy hold up. 18) Jeff Tuel, Washington St., Sr.

Tuel had two impressive all-star games where he showed off his accuracy, mobility and athleticism to great effect. The problem is durability, or lack thereof. In three of his four seasons with the Cougars, Tuel was hurt and missed time. 19) James Vandenberg, Iowa, Sr. 20) Ryan Katz, San Diego St., Sr. 21) Colby Cameron, Louis. Tech 22) Seth Doege, Texas Tech 23) Matt McGloin, Penn State 24) Ryan Aplin, Arkansas State 25) Tino Sunseri, Pittsburgh 26) Robert Marve, Purdue 27) Matt Brown, Illinois State 28) Adam Kennedy, Utah State 29) Greg Jenkins, Alabama State 30) Kyle Padron, E. Washington

Pro Football Draft Preview, 2013  

A preview of the 2013 NFL Draft, including position profiles on more than 300 players, feature articles and columns.

Pro Football Draft Preview, 2013  

A preview of the 2013 NFL Draft, including position profiles on more than 300 players, feature articles and columns.