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Greg McElroy

Greg McElroy
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Quarterback

Alabama


College Position: Quarterback
School: Alabama
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-3
Weight: 225
Birthdate: 05-10-1988
Draft Projection: Fifth
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Quarterback (8)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the New York Jets in the 7th round with the #5 pick.
Rhodes scholar finalist with off the chart intangible but limited physical skills who projects as a career backup.

Combine Results



DNP
DNP
DNP

DNP
DNP
DNP

Strengths

  • Has a nice short game, great fit for a West Coast offense
  • Makes good decisions with the ball (Career 39 TD to 10 INT ratio at Alabama).
  • Solid mechanics
  • Tough, played in the National Championship Game with 2 cracked ribs
  • Has great intangibles: intelligent, personable, strong character and a leader
  • Smart, graduated with a 3.85 GPA
  • Elevated his stock with a strong week at the Senior Bowl
  

Weaknesses

  • Arm strength is average at best - struggles going deep or outside the hashes
  • Played in a run-first offense, didn't have to carry his team
  • Limited athlete - Not a threat to run
  • Footwork needs to improve
  • Lacks great measure-ables but has the makeup of a backup QB

News

Jets Fire GM Tannenbaum Not Ryan - Dec 31 (Doug Lancy)
SEC Preview - Aug 8 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Draft Recap: AFC East Grades - May 10 (Fran Duffy)
10 Bold Predictions for Day 2 of the 2011 NFL Draft - Apr 29 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: All In or Fold? - Apr 27 (Fran Duffy)
2011 Senior Bowl Report Card: Winners and Losers and Game Evaluation (Doug Lancy) - Jan 29 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl Report Card: Recapping the Weeks Top Stories Includes Stock Up/Down (Chris Maier) - Jan 28 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Walkthrough Notes - Jan 28 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Four - Jan 27 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Three - Jan 26 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: Player/Team Observations - Jan 25 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day Two - Jan 25 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Practice Day One - Jan 24 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: South Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: Confirmed Players - Jan 6 (Chris Maier)
College Football 101: Week 5 Preview - Sep 30 (Dan Wernery)
2009-10 Bowl Game Preview: BCS National Title Championship Game - Jan 7 (Chris Maier)
Conference Previews:SEC - Jul 28 (Josh Moellman)
Heisman Watch:Wide Receivers - Jul 9 (Josh Moellman)

Mock Draft Results


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