Full Name: Derek Anderson School: Oregon State
Ht: 6-6 Wt: 235 40: 5.01
The Good: Nice sized pocket passer with an NFL arm. Sets up with
solid footwork, finds the open wide out and does a nice job sensing the rush or
seeing the blitz. Leads receivers over the middle and relatively accurate
between the numbers. Puts touch on throws when required and gives receivers a
chance to make the reception.
The Bad: Starts with poor ball placement, stares down the primary
target and makes questionable decisions when pressured. Does not always show
great poise and throws the ball off his back foot rather than properly
following-through and taking a hit.
The Skinny: A bit of an enigma, Anderson has been a streaky
quarterback with a pattern of inconsistency the past three seasons at Oregon
State. Possessing the physical skills to be a player at the next level, he must
improve his overall game, yet is worth the risk of a late round choice in
next April's draft.
Scouting Report-Derek Anderson
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