Sam Darnold – 2018 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Sam Darnold

QB

Basics:

Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
QB USC 14 RS-SO

Measurements (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'4 225

Combine Results (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle

Overview:

N/A

Strengths:

Has good size

Very accurate

Has good speed

Very mobile QB

Good under pressure

Has good pocket awareness

Has a good TD-INT ratio

Makes something out of nothing with his legs

Has a good deep ball

Has a strong arm

A good passing QB while on the run

Very elusive

Does not stare down one receiver

Very patient in the pocket

Waits for someone to get open before throwing the ball

Tough to take down

A tough nosed player

Fits the ball into tight places with ease

Does a good job of avoiding the defenders in pursuit of him

A very good running QB

Weaknesses:

Plays the majority out of the shotgun

Only a RS-Sophomore so he is still very young and raw

Career Stats:

Games Played: 27

Completions: 549

Passing Yards: 7229

Passing Touchdowns/Interceptions: 57/22

Completion Percentage: 64.9

Rushes: 137

Rushing Yards: 332

Rushing Touchdowns: 7

Yards Per Carry: 2.4