Brennan Armstrong
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Brennan Armstrong
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Shelby, OH
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Brennan Armstrong QB Virginia | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Brennan Armstrong QB Virginia
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.75 seconds
Height: 6-2 Weight: 215
Date of Birth: 10/18/1999 Age: 22.8
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Overall Rating: 84.3 / 100
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DRAFT GRADE: 3rd Position rank: #12
College Games: 28 College Snaps: 1466
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (80/100)
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #16 Pos Rank: #14 State Rank: #8
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247 Sports Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat._247_RecruitingStarRating Stars (87.1/100 )
Ovr Rank: #619 Pos Rank: #20
Draft Profile: Bio
Brennan Armstrong from Shelby High School was rated a 4 star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3 star grade by 247 Sports. Following high school, Armstrong opted to join Virginia.

In 2018 as a freshman Armstrong saw action in 3 games for the Cavaliers as he threw for 62 yards on 5 attempts with a completion percent of 40 for an average of 12.4 yards per pass, with one TD, while taking no sacks, and a QB rating of 126.7.

In 2019 as a sophomore he played in 5 games as he passed for 196 yards on 20 attempts with a completion percent of 75 for an average of 9.8 yards per pass, with one TD, while also taking one sack, and putting up a QB rating of 82.5.

As a junior in 2020 Armstrong played in a total of 9 games. He passed for 2114 yards on 269 attempts and put up a completion percentage of 58.4 for an average of 7.9 yards per attept, with 18 TDs, and allowing 19 sacks, with a QB rating on the year of 88.7. As a runner he logged 107 runs for a total of 677 yards at an average of 6.3 per run.

In 2021 as a senior Armstrong saw action in 11 games as he threw for 4429 yards on 502 attempts with a completion percent of 64.7 for an average of 8.8 yards per pass, with 31 TDs, while taking 36 sacks, and totaling a QB rating of 105.1. He added 63 runs for a total of 476 yards at an average of 7.6 per run.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Enough arm strength to drive the ball through tight windows up to 20 yards downfield. Spreads the ball around to multiple receivers.
  • Good accuracy overall, including excellent accuracy on short timing routes to backs and receivers, placing the ball slightly in front to lead receivers to potential yardage after the catch.
  • Generally accurate on intermediate and short throws; flashes anticipation and placement on intermediate outs and the ability to lead receivers on deeper throws.
  • Athletic quarterback who is a threat to leave the pocket and gain positive yardage at any time. Possesses very good vision balance, elusiveness and deceptive speed and power as a runner.
  • Sprays the ball anywhere on the field, especially when given a pocket from which to deliver. Will step up into pocket while looking downfield, reset his feet and deliver.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Too often fails to give receivers a chance to make a play after the catch. High completion percentage padded by many quick screens.
  • Has struggled with his decision-making and needs to improve his pre-snap recognition skills to read defenses and see blitzes. Doesn't decipher information as quickly as you would like, but does see the entire field and understands coverage.
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