LOI #3: Jacoby Brissett
Scout Ranking: ***
Scout Rank: No. 108 cornerback (HS ranking)
Size: 5-10, 180 pounds
Hometown: Palm Beach, FL
School: Univ. of Florida/Dwyer High School
Projected Position At NC State: Quarterback
Stats: Brissett completed 23-of-35 passes for 249 yards and a TD in 2012 as a sophomore, posting a 134.90 efficiency rating.
As a true freshman, he got the starting nod against No. 1 LSU in Baton Rouge and then at No. 24 Auburn in back-to-back weeks. He was the first true freshman quarterback in Florida history to take his first career snap as the starter.
Commit Date: Jan 16, 2013
Recruiting Scene: Brissett had several options once he announced his decision to leave Florida but quickly narrowed his list to NC State and West Virginia.
He visited both schools before committing to Dave Doeren and NC State.
Picked NC State Over: West Virginia
Scouting Report: "I've known him since he was a freshman in high school when I recruited him for Wisconsin. I think the world of him as a competitor in football and basketball and as a student who carries a 3.5 GPA. He is a very humble person who will do a tremendous job with our fans and will be a great ambassador for the NC State football program. I look forward to having him around our team.
"Jacoby is an NFL-style quarterback with a tremendous arm and great accuracy and he has some of the best hand-eye coordination I've ever seen. He has the ability to throw the ball deep, intermediate and short. He has great touch and arm strength."
- NC State Head Coach Dave Doeren