Zach Smith
Quarterback from Tulsa 2021 Scouting Report
Zach Smith
Height
6-3
Weight
227 lbs
College
Tulsa
Position
QB
Class
Senior
Home town
Grandview TX
62/100
Player Rating
13
PositionRank
4.95
FortyYD Time
QB Rating
80.1
YDS
1947
Comp %
55.9
TDS
13
INTs
10
Rush AVG
-1.7

Zach Smith QB Tulsa Scouting Report

Position rank: 13
40-yard dash time: 4.95-seconds
Height: 6-3, Weight: 227 lbs
Strengths
  • Good (not elite) arm strength and can easily make all the NFL throws with effortless deep passes.
  • Enough arm strength to drive the ball through tight windows up to 20 yards downfield. Spreads the ball around to multiple receivers.
  • Generally accurate on intermediate and short throws; flashes anticipation and placement on intermediate outs and the ability to lead receivers on deeper throws.
  • Flashes good accuracy to all levels of the field and has the arm strength to make every requisite NFL throw.
  • Very confident passer and shows good accuracy and feel when in rhythm. Showed better ball placement from past years and throws very catchable passes. Puts too much air in some of his throws and needs to show a lower trajectory on deep throws.
  • 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.
  • Sticks throws into tight windows over the middle, throwing to spot on slant or between zone defenders before the receiver is open.
Weaknesses
  • Sails throws to either sideline; receivers make him look good with acrobatic catches. Back-foot throws are not accurate. Sometimes trusts his arm too much, trying to stick passes late in the play or when off-balance.
  • 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.
  • 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 Zach Smith (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
426.0
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
33.0