2011 NFL Rookie Watch: Ryan Mallett

Jan 6, 2011


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Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett has declared for the upcoming 2011 NFL Draft. The 6’6″, 238 pound strong-armed quarterback followed up his 3627 yard, 30 touchdown, 7 interception sophomore season with 3869 yards, 32 TDs, and 12 INTs in his junior year.
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The decision makes sense considering he already lost a season when he transferred to Arkansas from Michigan. Not to mention he likely slid up a spot in quarterback rankings when Andrew Luck opted to return to Stanford.
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He’ll likely go in the first round unless he completely falls on his face at the combine. Depending on where he lands, he could see the playing field in 2011. From a fantasy perspective, he should only draw attention in dynasty leagues.

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4 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Grant
    January 7th, 2011 at 1:19 pm #

    Mike and Mike were talking about Blaine Gabbert possibly going in the top 5 now that Luck has opted out. Looking at Gabbert’s numbers, and having watched him play minimally, I just don’t see it. I think about all the “bust” top-10 QBs over the last many years (Russell, Leinart, Carr, Harrington, Couch, Akili Smith, Leaf, etc.) … we may have another to join those ranks.

  2. LestersLegends
    January 7th, 2011 at 1:34 pm #

    QBs are so hard to judge, but you very well could be right.

  3. Joe Z
    January 7th, 2011 at 7:08 pm #

    On the Sports Guy podcast, Trent Dilfer had Gabbert up to 2 with Luck 1, meaning that he feels he’s the best QB out there. I do wonder if a potential lockout played into Luck’s decision.

  4. LestersLegends
    January 7th, 2011 at 7:26 pm #

    The lockout had to play into his decision, but I’m not sure if things will be better next year as opposed to this year.

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