Carson Strong
Quarterback from Nevada 2021 Draft Profile
Carson Strong
Height
6-4
Weight
215 lbs
College
Nevada
Position
QB
Class
Junior
Home town
Vacaville CA
85/100
Player Rating
9
PositionRank
4.81
FortyYD Time
QB Rating
114.7
YDS
2858
Comp %
70.1
TDS
27
INTs
4
Rush AVG
-2.9

Carson Strong QB Nevada Draft Profile

Strengths
  • Possesses a strong right arm and is capable of making every NFL throw easily. Can drive the deep out to the sideline from the opposite hash and has no problem threading the needle between closing defenders. Easily zips to all areas of the field, demonstrating very good touch on underneath routes to running backs and receivers, as well as down the sideline on deep passes.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Good zip and ball placement on the quick slant. Good touch down the seam and on post-corner, flag routes to attack the defense vertically and horizontally.
  • Generally accurate on intermediate and short throws; flashes anticipation and placement on intermediate outs and the ability to lead receivers on deeper throws.
  • Gets the ball out quickly, making ¬∑splitsecond decisions. Good short to intermediate level accuracy, demonstrating the ball placement to allow receivers to run after the catch.
  • Excellent height to see over the defense.
Weaknesses
  • 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.
  • Lanky, almost skinny build more suited to playing wide receiver than quarterback in the NFL.
  • Needs to improve his touch at all levels and know when to gun it and when to take something off his throws. Accuracy is solid, but far from great with streaky ball placement downfield as he tries to thread the needle too much.

How other scouting services rate Carson Strong (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
51.8
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
13.0