Could Stanley be a short yardage specialist in NFL?

Discussion in 'Football' started by guffus, Jan 15, 2020.

  1. guffus

    guffus Well-Known Member

  2. hawkeyebob62

    hawkeyebob62 Well-Known Member

    It works in college. Not so much in the NFL, especially when doing so all but screams, "Designated QB sneak coming in 4...3...2...1..."
  3. westender

    westender Well-Known Member

    Everyone is big and fast in the NFL.
  4. hawkdrummer1

    hawkdrummer1 Well-Known Member

    LOL...that stuff's not gonna work in the NFL
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  5. Robowe

    Robowe Well-Known Member

  6. Hawkfnntn

    Hawkfnntn Well-Known Member

    Nope. Can't be that predictable in the NFL... Might still work sometimes but not all the time like you'd need it to for it to be worth it. He's a legit QB prospect anyway so he'll be on a team for that regardless.
  7. HawkeyeDenis

    HawkeyeDenis Well-Known Member

    Stanly had troubles this past year after losing to 1st round picks to the NFL. Add to that a offensive line that never really got settled until the bowl game.

    He has some things the NFL really likes. Size, throws and work ethic. If he gets with the right coach in the NFL he could be a very good quarterback, right now he's a work in progress. My guess is he will go in the 4th round or later. If he's drafted. Iowa hasn't done too well in the quarterback draft.
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  8. westender

    westender Well-Known Member

    Still don't believe these QBs who run much are gonna have a lengthy NFL career.
  9. HawkeyeDenis

    HawkeyeDenis Well-Known Member

    I think the college game is tougher on a running QB than the NFL.
  10. smhawk

    smhawk Well-Known Member

    Tell that to rg3. Can Newton had his injuries too.
  11. HawkeyeDenis

    HawkeyeDenis Well-Known Member

    Look at Martinez, other running QBs in our conference. Martinez missed half the season. NFL guys have 5 or 6 days a week to prep for a game, in college they have a limit. The players aren't nearly as experienced and they don't slide when they should.
  12. westender

    westender Well-Known Member

    The level of talent is much wider range among college teams, so college QBs have a better opportunity to run. In the NFL damn near every linebacker is big and fast as hell and is gonna hurt when hit.
  13. Robowe

    Robowe Well-Known Member

    Ladies and gentlemen, your NFL MVP ...

  14. westender

    westender Well-Known Member

    Yes and he is in year 2.
  15. uihawk82

    uihawk82 Well-Known Member

    Yes, in the NFL you have boiled down the available defensive tackles to really huge, strong dudes and they could pinch two guys over the center making it very difficult.
  16. HawkeyeDenis

    HawkeyeDenis Well-Known Member

    yes but you look at guys like Russell Wilson who make it through the season. In the NFL QB's know those guys are fast, the QBs are older they have enough sense to get to the ground or out of bounds when they need too.