Blaine Gabbert Scouting Report
Blaine Gabbert
Blaine Gabbert - Missouri (HT: 6-4⅜ - WT: 234)
Combine 40: 4.62 - Position Rank: 2 of 20

Positives: Very quick release, natural motion without any wasted movement... His passes get a lot of RPMs, very tight spirals... Great numbers as a sophomore after taking over for Chase Daniel in 2009, threw for 3,593 yards and 24 TD in his first year as a starter... Big arm, can really throw the ball a long ways and gets good velocity on his throws... Does a great job throwing the deep out... When he's on, he's hard to stop, can tear apart a defense... Great game manager, takes command of the huddle... Great scrambling ability, quick feet to get outside of the pocket and make plays when things break down... Great height and frame for the position, hard to bring down... Extremely high upside, has a ton of natural ability to be a prototypical pocket passer in the NFL, just needs time... Can be a very good NFL starter if placed into the right system.

Negatives: Accuracy is hot and cold... When he's off, he starts missing easy passes, overthrows short routes, and gets frustrated... Footwork falls apart when he's under pressure, tends to throw off-balance... Poor downfield accuracy... Needs to learn when to throw the ball away, takes too many risks going for the big play... Played in a spread offense where he takes most of his snaps from the shotgun... Needs to put a little more touch on some of his throws... Is a bit of a project, will need time to learn how to take snaps under center... Coming off a disappointing junior season, threw for 3,186 yards, 16 touchdowns and nine interceptions and ended the season by throwing one touchdown to three interceptions in his final two games.

    Passing   Rushing
  568 933 60.8 6822 7.3 40-18   221 458 2.1 40 8
2008 Missouri   5 13 38.5 43 3.3 0-0   6 22 3.7 30 0
2009 Missouri   262 445 58.9 3593 8.1 24-9   103 204 2.0 40 3
2010 Missouri   301 475 63.4 3186 6.7 16-9   112 232 2.1 32 5

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