2019 NFL Draft Preseason Scouting Notes: Clayton Thorson, QB, Northwestern


Name- Clayton Thorson
College- Northwestern
Position- QB
Jersey Number- 18
Class- SR


Height- 6’4
Weight- 225


Has good size
Has good speed
Has a strong arm
Has good accuracy
Has a good deep ball
Is a good running QB
Can make something out of nothing with his legs
Gets the ball out quickly when needed
Distributers the ball to all of his receivers and backs
Has good pocket awareness
Is a good pocket passer
Is a good passer when rolling out of the pocket
Has put up good passing yards at Northwestern
Has put up good passing TD numbers so far


Takes too many sacks
Throws too many INTs
Overthrows and underthrows his receivers at times

Career Stats:

Games Played: 39, Completions: 692, Passing Yards: 1207, Passing Touchdowns/Interceptions: 44/30, Completion Percentage: 57.3, Rushes: 284, Rushing Yards: 518, Rushing Touchdowns: 18, Yards Per Carry: 1.8