Tyler Bray, QB, Tennessee Volunteers: 2013 NFL Draft Player Profile

Nov 24, 2012; Knoxville, TN, USA; Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Tyler Bray (8) during the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Neyland Stadium. Tennessee won by a score of 37 to 17. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-US PRESSWIRE

Height:  6’6″ 

Weight:  232 pounds

Position Rank:

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40 Yard Dash:  5.05

Bench Press:  N/A

Vertical Jump:  N/A

Broad Jump:  N/A

20-Yard Shuttle: N/A

Career Stats

 

Career Statistics
Year GP COMP ATT YDS COMP % TD INT
2010 9 125 224 1,849 55.8% 18 10
2011 7 147 247 1,983 59.5% 17 6
2012 12 268 451 3,612 59.4% 34 12
Totals 28 540 922 7,444 58.6% 69 28

Scouting Report/Player Notes

Bray is an interesting QB prospect. Prior to the start of the 2012 season, we had him pegged as a potential number one pick in the 2012 Draft. He certainly has that potential, but will he live up to it? It’s fair to question with his star-studded cast at Tennessee and the relative lack of improvement in accuracy. He never completed 60 percent or better of his passes at Tennessee, whether he only threw 224 passes or 450. He has a very strong arm and is capable of making every throw, but his accuracy is erratic at best right now. He has potential to light it up in the passing game, so some NFL team (preferably one with a stable QB situation) can select him in the second or third round and develop him as a future starter or to trade for draft selections. He’s not a great athlete, but I think he can be a really good pocket passer in the NFL given 2-4 years of development.

Career Highlights (via Tennessee athletics site)

Honors
  • Named to 2012 Preseason Watch Lists for Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Year, Manning Award and 77th annual Maxwell Award as nation’s top player
  • 2012 Preseason All-SEC Third Team selection by Athlon, Lindy’s
  • Named 2012 Preseason Lindy’s “Strongest Arm in SEC”
  • Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 12, 2011)
  • Sophomore QB named to preseason Manning, O’Brien, Maxwell Award Watch Lists
  • 2010 Three-time SEC Freshman of the Week (Nov. 6, 13 & 27, 2010)

Video Highlights (via YouTube)

Topics: Football, NFL Draft, Scouting Reprot, Tennessee Volunteers, Tyler Bray

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