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Dan LeFevour
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Quarterback

Central Michigan


College Position: Quarterback
School: Central Michigan
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-3
Weight: 238
Birthdate: 03-19-1987
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: 54
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Quarterback (3)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the Chicago Bears in Round 6 with the #12 pick.

Strengths

  • Athletic quarterback who has flown under the radar at Central Michigan
  • Excellent intangibles and a true competitor who maximizes his talent
  • Accurate passer who throws a very catchable ball
  • Displays poise in the pocket - Above average awareness 
  • More patient than he is given credit for.  Has good football intelligence
  • Passed for 3,000 yards and rushed for 1,000 yards in the same season in 2007
  • A passer who can run not a runner who can pass
  • Excellent mobility
  • Measured a legitimate 6'3 at the Senior Bowl alleviating height concerns
  • Good mechanics
  • Had a good week at the Senior Bowl - showed an ability to make drops and better than expected arm strength
        

Weaknesses

  • Arm strength is solid but far from a cannon
  • Spread QB who will need to learn to take snaps from center. 
  • Needs to improve his footwork
  • Must prove he can make reads in a pro style offense
  • Not a true pocket passer - May not fit all schemes
  • Needs to have strong workouts to answer his skeptics - strong showing at the Senior Bowl was a good start

News

2011 NFL Draft Debate: Who Should Bengals Take in Round One? - Apr 9 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
2010 NFL Draft Grades: NFC North - May 1 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Winners, Losers and More Through Day Two - Apr 23 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Round 2 Mock Draft - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: 20 Bold Predictions For Day Two - Apr 23 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: All-Overrated and All-Underrated Team - Offense - Apr 17 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for NFC Teams - Apr 15 (Dan Wernery)
2010 Draft Mystery: Where Does Jimmy Clausen Go? - Apr 10 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine Buzz: QB, RB, and WR - Feb 28 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine: Who and What To Watch - Feb 22 (Chris Maier)
QB Dan LeFevour to Skip Passing Drills at the NFL Scouting Combine - Feb 21 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Buzz: Updates from Around the Web - Feb 20 (Chris Maier)
2010 Senior Bowl Winners and Losers - Feb 6 (Chris Maier)
2010 Senior Bowl Preview: Who and What To Watch - Jan 25 (Chris Maier)
2009-10 Bowl Game Preview: GMAC Bowl - Jan 5 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: The Year of the Quarterback? - Nov 18 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Sam Bradford at a Crossroads - Oct 20 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Week Two of the 2009 College Football Season - Sep 14 (Dan Wernery)
Feeling a Draft: Week One of the 2009 College Season - Sep 8 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Top 10 QB Prospects - Jun 2 (Dan Wernery)
Motor City Bowl:Draft Stocks to Watch - Dec 19 (Dan Wernery)
Pre-Bowl Game 2009 NFL Mock Draft (2 Rounds) - Dec 12 (Chris Maier)
The Seven Step Drop - Oklahoma Win Sets the Stage for Another BCS Controversy - Nov 26 (Chris Maier)
2009 Draft: Top 10 QB Prospects - May 27 (Dan Wernery)

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