Prospect Profile: Dan LeFevour

Scout.com's NFL Draft Analyst Chris Steuber profiles the top prospects eligible for the 2010 NFL Draft. Learn about Central Michigan quarterback Dan LeFevour inside.


Dan LeFevour
School: Central Michigan
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6-3
Weight: 238
Projected 40-Time: 4.80

Star Rating: Grade: 84
Draft Projection: 3rd Round

Star rating is based on a prospects standing (as of February 1st) in the 2010 Scout.com Draft Rankings. A prospects grade is measured on the following scale:

85-100 = 1st - 2nd Round
_70-84 = 3rd - 4th Round
_55-69 = 5th - 6th Round
_40-54 = 7th Round - UDFA


LeFevour has a lot of skills, but has to work on his mechanics to be a starter at the next level.
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Strengths: LeFevour is a natural athlete who has prototypical size and untapped potential. He sets up nicely in the pocket, feels the rush, has the ability to buy time with his feet and delivers a catchable pass to his receivers. He's an intelligent signal caller who makes good decisions and is accurate. He plays with a passion, and in addition to being a good thrower, he can beat the opposition with his legs. He's experience and is always trying to improve his craft.

Weaknesses: He has to improve his mechanics and throwing motion; he needs time to develop. He primarily worked out of the shotgun and will have to get used to taking snaps under center. He lacks elite arm strength and has problems making throws to the outside. He doesn’t display patience in the pocket and is quick to tuck and run.

Steuber Says: LeFevour is an accomplished four-year starter at Central Michigan and has the credentials to be a high round selection. But when you study his game and analyze how he projects to the next level, he’s missing many elements to be a starter in the NFL. LeFevour is a solid mid-round, developmental quarterback and could be an asset to a team in the future.


A member of the Pro Football Writers of America and the Football Writers Association of America, Chris Steuber has provided his analysis of the NFL and NFL Draft prospects on the web and on the radio since 1999. Steuber’s features are published across the Scout.com network and on FoxSports.com. If you wish to contact Chris Steuber, email him at: csteuber@scout.com. You can also now follow Chris Steuber on Twitter.


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