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Jake Locker

Jake Locker
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Quarterback

Washington


College Position: Quarterback
School: Washington
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-3
Weight: 226
Birthdate: 06-15-1988
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: 36
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Quarterback (4)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Tennessee Titans in the 1st round with the #8 pick.
First shocker of the draft, Locker going to the Titans is an interesting pick to say the least. Coming from a pro-style system. Locker is a great athlete and a football guy who fills a huge need for the Titans under center. Putting him in an offense that includes Chris Johnson and Kenny Britt has to make Titan fans happy, and he has the ability to be a great player for a long time in this league.

Combine Results



DNP
DNP
DNP

DNP
DNP
DNP

Strengths

  • Athletic quarterback prospect
  • Has excellent physical tools
  • Strong arm - can make all the throws
  • Good mobility, buys time in the pocket and throws well on the run
  • Tough - plays through injuries
  • Leader - plays with heart and moxie
  • Competitive and determined
  • Excellent speed and acceleration
  • Played in a pro-style offense
  • Tremendous upside
  

Weaknesses

  • Struggles to read defenses from the pocket
  • Needs to improve his accuracy and consistency
  • Has been beaten up behind a poor line at Washington which has hindered his ability to develop comfort between the tackles and thrown off internal clock (happy feet, not taking time to read the defense, inconsistency)
  • Inconsistent accuracy
  • Has never completed more than 58% of his passes
  • Tries too hard and forces the action on occasion
  • Has failed to progress as expected
  • Not living up to expectations - struggled mightily vs. good defenses (Stanford, Nebraska)

News

Week 5 Pickups of the Week - Oct 1 (Brian Bailey)
Week 11 Pickups of the Week - Nov 13 (Brian Bailey)
Week 10 Pickups of the Week - Nov 6 (Brian Bailey)
Week 9 Pickups of the Week - Oct 30 (Brian Bailey)
Week 8 Pickups of the Week - Oct 23 (Brian Bailey)
Week 6 Pickups of the Week - Oct 9 (Brian Bailey)
Week 5 Pickups of the Week - Sep 30 (Brian Bailey)
Week 4 Pickups of the Week - Sep 25 (Brian Bailey)
Week 2 Pickups of the Week - Sep 11 (Brian Bailey)
Top 10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for 2012: The Early Edition - Feb 11 (Zach Bohner)
Fantasy Football 101: 2011 Quarterback Rankings - Aug 20 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Draft Recap: AFC South Grades - May 10 (Jared Counterman)
10 Bold Predictions for Day 2 of the 2011 NFL Draft - Apr 29 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft: Fran Duffy's Final Mock Draft - Apr 28 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: All In or Fold? - Apr 27 (Fran Duffy)
2011 NFL Draft Debate: Who Should Bengals Take in Round One? - Apr 9 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
2011 NFL Draft Preview: Quarterbacks - Mar 20 (Jared Counterman)
2011 NFL Draft Pick Analysis: Which Positions Provide the Best Value - Mar 17 (Fran Duffy)
2011 Scouting Combine: Quarterback, Running Back and Wide Receiver Recap - Feb 27 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: All-Underrated Team - Offense - Feb 22 (Fran Duffy)
2011 Scouting Combine: The Underwear Olympians - Offense - Feb 16 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: The Quarterback Conundrum - Feb 11 (Chris Maier)
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: North Practice Day Four - Jan 27 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day Three - Jan 26 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day Two - Jan 25 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day One - Jan 24 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What to Watch - Jan 22 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Confirmed Players - Jan 6 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Mock Draft: Post-Christmas Edition (2 Rounds) - Dec 30 (Chris Maier)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 2 (Dec 25 - 31) - Dec 22 (Chris Maier)
5 Players on the Decline in the 2011 NFL Draft - Nov 30 (Dan Wernery)
2011 NFL Mock Draft: Thanksgiving Edition - Nov 25 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Mock Draft: Early Season Edition - Oct 13 (Chris Maier)
College Football 101: Week 5 Preview - Sep 30 (Dan Wernery)
2011 NFL Mock Draft: Pre-Season Edition - Aug 7 (Dan Wernery)
Top Senior Prospects in the 2011 NFL Draft - Jun 3 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: McCoy, Campbell and Benn Declare, Locker Stays - Dec 19 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Suh's Stock Soars In Cornhuskers Near Miss - Dec 9 (Chris Maier)
2010 Post-Thanksgiving Mock Draft - Two Rounds - Nov 28 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Okung the most valuable Top 10 Commodity? - Nov 21 (Dan Wernery)
Feeling a Draft: The Year of the Quarterback? - Nov 18 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Mid Season Mock Draft - Oct 24 (Dan Wernery)
Feeling a Draft: Sam Bradford at a Crossroads - Oct 20 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Jimmy Clausen vs. Jake Locker - Oct 5 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Week Three - Sep 21 (Chris Maier)
Conference Previews:PAC-10 - Aug 9 (Josh Moellman)
The Seven Step Drop: Penn State and Texas Win Tight Games Keeping the Title Chase a Three Team Race - Oct 28 (Chris Maier)
The Seven Step Drop: BCS Rankings Show a Three Team Race With Oklahoma and USC Lurking - Oct 22 (Chris Maier)
The Seven Step Drop: Upsets Abound As Conference Play Begins - Sep 30 (Chris Maier)
The Seven Step Drop: East Carolina Slays Goliath for the Second Straight Week - Sep 9 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results


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