5-7 192 lbs. Junior
2008- 259 rushes, 1253 yards, 4.8 ypc, 11 TDs, 29 rec, 247 yards, 1 TD
2009- 273 rushes, 1440 yards, 5.3 ypc, 21 TDs, 78 rec, 522 yards, 1 TD
Quizz Rodgers is a homerun hitter. He hits the hole with a burst. Runs with power between the tackles and at the goal line. Extremely quick feet, his agility is outstanding, he will make the first guy miss quite often. He stops on a dime. You won’t bring him down with an arm tackle. Has experience in the WildBeaver(Oregon States version of the Wildcat) he even threw a TD pass out of it last year. Above average receiver out of the backfield. Does not turn the ball over. Very high character individual.
Jacquizz Rodgers has one definite flaw, his size. Being only 5-7 192 lbs could hurt his draft stock. He is a dominant force in the Pac 10, but that isn’t saying much lately. In the games I watched, he had the tendency to get outside with the potential for a long run, but somebody would catch him from behind. That is about it for the Cons.
I am a huge Quizz Rodgers fan. He has an electricity about him every time he touches the ball. While I was watching his film I had many different comparisons. First I thought Leon Washington of the Seattle Seahawks, then I would see Darren Sproles of the San Diego Chargers and when he was running through tacklers I thought of Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jacksonville Jaguars. He is a complete package, I could see a move to the slot WR position as well. I just hope scouts don’t make the mistake of paying too much attention to his small stature. He is on my short list of Heisman candidates.
He will be picked no later than the middle of round 2.
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