Ryan Mallett Scouting Report
Ryan Mallett
Ryan Mallett - Arkansas (HT: 6-6¾ - WT: 253)
Combine 40: DNP - Position Rank: 4 of 20

Positives: Huge arm, can make every throw... Strongest arm to come out of the college ranks since JaMarcus Russell... Some team will fall in love with his upside because of his unbelievable arm strength... Threw well at the combine, coaches raved about his arm strength... Put up big numbers, threw for 3,500 yards and 30+ touchdowns in each of his past two seasons... Very tight spiral, can really zip the ball... Ideal height and weight for an NFL quarterback... Very tall, allows him to see passing lanes easily.

Negatives: Inconsistent accuracy, tries to throw every pass 100 mph which causes the ball to sail on him... Doesn't hit his receivers in stride, makes his receivers adjust to passes... Awkward throwing motion, will need to be coached up and is a bit of a project as far as mechanics are concerned... Footwork needs improvement, doesn't set his feet... Uses his upper body to fling the ball, needs to stop throwing off his back foot and work on his stride... Trusts his arm too much, tries to throw into small windows which will be a problem in the NFL... Comes with character concerns, is said to be withdrawn from teammates and isn't very media friendly... Played for Bobby Petrino who has a history of great college quarterbacks who have flopped in the NFL (Brian Brohm, Chris Redman, Stefen LeFors, Dave Ragone)... Suffered a concussion in week seven this year against Auburn, knocking him out of the game... There have been several rumors over character concerns that NFL personnel would undoubtedly be aware of even if it never comes out publicly... Constantly gets compared to Ryan Leaf.

    Passing   Rushing
  552 955 57.8 8385 8.8 67-23   135 -141 -1.0 20 7
2007 Michigan   61 141 43.3 892 6.3 7-5   33 -38 -1.2 20 1
2009 Arkansas   225 403 55.8 3624 9.0 30-7   58 -29 -0.5 19 2
2010 Arkansas   266 411 64.7 3869 9.4 32-12   44 -74 -1.7 14 4

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