2014 QB Seniors To Eye

By PFC Draft Lead Philip Arnold (@PhilipArnold20)

Look into the top 2014 NFL Draft Senior QB prospects.  Keep an eye on these guys senior seasons’ this year as they could be some of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects come this time next year. The 2014 senior QB class boasts some very decorated QB’s. An official ranking will be coming soon but these are the QB’s to keep an eye on during the 2013-14 College Football Season.

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  • David Fales San Jose State; 327-451, 4,193 Yards, 33 TD’s, 9 INT’s, 170.8 QBR, 72.5 Completion %. Was the most accurate FBS passer in 2012.  Honorable mention All-American and All-WAC performer. Ranked 3rd in passing efficiency and 6th in passing yards.  School record holder for seven single-season categories.  6’3″ 220 lbs.

 

  • Aaron Murray Georgia; 249-386, 3,893 Yards, 36 Td’s, 10 INT’s, 174.8 QBR, 64.5 Completion %. Second in the country in QBR and highest in school history.  3rd team All-SEC selection and offensive captain for the Bulldogs.  Holds single season passing records in yardage, total offense, passing Td’s and touchdown record. 6’1″ 210 lbs.

 

  • Tajh Boyd Clemson; 287-427, 3,896 Yards, 36 TD’s, 13 INT’s, 165.6 QBR, 67.2 Completion %.  Honorable mention All-American selection.  Maxwell and O’Brien semi finalist   1st team All-ACC selection. ACC-record of touchdowns in a season.  Holds school record for passing yardage, completions and attempts and passing touchdowns. 6’1″ 210 lbs.

 

  • Derek Carr Fresno St; 344-511, 4104 Yards, 37 Td’s, 7 INT’s, 155.9 QBR, 67.3 Completion %. Mountain West Offensive POY and was named honorable mention All-American.  Brother of David and Darren Carr, David was #1 pick in 2001.  MW single season record holder in passing yards.  3rd in FBS for passing touchdown. Ranked eighth nationally in passing yardage per game. 6’3″ 210

 

  • AJ McCarron Alabama; 211-314, 2933 Yards, 30 TD’s, 3 INT’s, 175.3 QBR, 67.2 Completion %. 3rd team All-American and 2nd team All-SEC.  Unitas award finalist. 24-2 overall record as a starter and led the nation in passing efficiency  Holds Alabama record for touchdowns in a season and went 291 straight attempts without an interception. 6’4″ 210 lbs.

 

  • Logan Thomas Virginia Tech; 220-429, 2976 Yards, 18 TD’s, 16 INT’s, 115.9 QBR, 51.3 Completion %. School record holder in total offense in a season.  Led VT in rushing & passing in 2012.  Played a total of 950 snaps in 2012 and was 2nd team All-ACC selection in 2011. 6’6″ 260 lbs.

 

  • Casey Pachall TCU; 64-97, 948 Yards, 10 TD’s, 1 INT, 180 QBR, 66 Completion %. Maxwell, O’Brien, and Unitas watch list candidate.  Highest passing efficiency in the nation but only appeared in 4 games. Missed rest of the season due to a drunken driving arrest. 6’5″ 226 lbs.

 

  • Bryn Renner North Carolina; 276-422, 3,356 Yards, 28 Td’s, 7 INT’s, 150.8 QBR, 65.4 Completion %.  All-ACC Honorable Mention.  Tied for UNC single game touchdown record.  Holds single-season school record for touchdowns.  Second player in UNC history with 3,000 yards in a season. 6’3″ 215 lbs.

 

  • Stephen Morris Miami; 245-421, 3,345 Yards, 21 TD’s, 7 INT’s, 138.1 QBR, 582. Completion %. Miami single season record holder in total offense. Ranks fifth on Miami’s single season passing yardage list and 2nd in completions.  Miami Captains award and Offensive MVP honors. 6’2″ 214 lbs.

 

  • Zach Mettenberger LSU; 207-352, 2,609 Yards, 12 TD’s, 7 INT’s, 128.3 QBR,  58.8 Completion %. Fifth in LSU history for completions in a season and fourth in attempts.  Threw for 200+ yards in four straight games.  1st LSU QB to throw for 250+ yards in three consecutive games versus SEC opponents.  10-3 record as a starter. 6’5″ 230 lbs.

 

  • Tyler Russell Mississippi State; 231-394, 2,897 Yards, 24 TD’s, 10 INT’s, 135.4 QBR, 58.6 Completion %. Owns school records in passing efficiency and passing yards per attempt.  fourth in Mississippi St. history for completion %. 6’4″ 220 lbs.

 

  • Jeff Mathews Cornell; 251-405, 3,196 Yards, 18 TD’s, 11 INT’s, 62 Completion %. 2011 IVY League Offensive POY.  1st team All-Ivy league selection.  Owns Ivy and Cornell records in yardage per game and season.  Owns Cornell record in TD passes, total offense completion % and passing efficiency. 6’4″ 225 lbs.

 

  • Connor Shaw South Carolina; 154-228, 1,956 YArds, 17 TD’s, 7 INT’s, 158.1 QBR, 67.5 Completion %. 3rd in SEC in 2012 for passing efficiency and tenth in nation.  17-3 starting record at South Carolina.  Second player in Gamecocks’ history to pass for 3,000 and rush for 1,000 yards in career.  South Carolina leader in completion % and 7th in career TD passes. 6’1″ 205 lbs.

 

  • Keith Price Washington; 263-432, 2,728 Yards, 19 TD’s, 13 INT’s, 122.4 QBR, 60.9 Completion %. Passing yardage in 2012 was sixth most in Washington history.  3rd in Husky history for completion and attempts in a season and seventh in TD passes for a season.   Second all TD passes in a career for Washington.  Ranks fourth on the Washington charts for completion % in a season.

 

  • Taylor Martinez Nebraska; 228-368, 2,871 Yards, 21 TD’s, 12 INT’s, 141.6 QBR, 62 Completion %. First team  All-Big Ten selection. Holds Nebraska career records in Total Offense, Passing Yards, Completions, TD Throws, and starts.  Team MVP and captain in 2012. 6’1″ 205 lbs.

 

  • Kurt Hess Youngstown State; 176-278, 2,112 Yards, 15 TD’s, 7 INT’s, 63.3 Completion %. Tied for the school record for 200 yard passing games.  Owns school record for passer rating and yards per game.  1st team All-MVC selection. 6’3″ 235 lbs.

Key Games

Week 1

  • Murray vs. Clemson
  • Boyd vs. Georgia
  • McCaron vs. VT
  • Thomas vs. Alabama
  • Pachall vs. LSU
  • Renner vs. South Carolina
  • Shaw vs. North Carolina

Week 2

  • Fales vs. Stanford
  • Murray vs. South Carolina
  • Morris vs. Florida
  • Shaw vs. Georgia

Week 3 

  •  Carr vs. Colorado.
  • McCaron vs. Texas A&M
  • Price vs. Illinois
  • Martinez vs. UCLA
  • Hess vs. Michigan State

Week 4

  • Fales vs. Minnesota
  • Carr vs. Boise State 

Week 5

  • Fales vs. Utah State
  • Murray vs. LSU
  • Thomas vs. Georgia Tech
  • Mettenberger vs. Georgia

Week 6

  • Thomas vs. North Carolina
  • Pachall vs. Oklahoma
  • Renner vs. Virginia Tech
  • Russell vs. LSU
  • Price vs. Stanford

Week 7

  • Mettenberger vs. Florida
  • Mathews vs. Harvard
  • Price vs. Oregon
  • Hess vs. Illinois State

Week 8

  • Boyd vs. NC State
  • Renner vs. Miami
  • Morris vs. North Carolina

Week 9

  • Carr vs. San Diego St.
  • Pachall vs. Texas
  • Russell vs. Kentucky
  • Price vs. California

Week 10

  • Murray vs. Florida
  • Pachall vs. West Virginia
  • Renner vs. NC State
  • Morris vs. Florida State
  • Russell vs. South Carolina
  • Shaw vs. Mississippi State

Week 11

  • Fales vs. San Diego State
  • McCaron vs. LSU
  • Thomas vs. Miami
  • Morris vs. Virginia Tech
  • Mettenberger vs. Alabama
  • Martinez vs. Michigan

Week 12

  • Fales vs. Nevada
  • Boyd vs. Georgia Tech
  • McCaron vs. Mississippi State
  • Pachall vs. Kansas State
  • Russell vs. Alabama
  • Shaw vs. Florida
  • Price vs. UCLA
  • Martinez vs. Michigan State
  • Hess vs. North Dakota State

Week 13

  • Fales vs. Navy
  • Mettenberger vs. Texas A&M
  • Martinez vs. Penn State
  • Mathews vs. Penn
  • Hess vs. South Dakota State

Week 14

  • Murray vs. Georgia Tech
  • Boyd vs. South Carolina
  • Carr vs. San Jose State
  • Fales vs. Fresno State
  • McCaron vs. Auburn
  • Renner vs. Duke
  • Shaw vs. Clemson
  • Martinez vs. Iowa
  • Price vs. Washington State

Post By Philip Arnold (91 Posts)

Philip Arnold is the lead NFL Draft writer for Pro Football Central. He works on year round scouting and reports of the top NFL Draft prospects. Phil can be contacted on twitter- @Philip_PFC or through email- Philip@Profootballcentral.com

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