Tag Archives: Jimmy Garoppolo

An encouraging stat for Kory Faulkner

I bet you didn’t know that the 49ers’ newest undrafted free agent QB, Kory Faulkner, led Southern Illinois’ offense to a 46.4 third-down-conversion percentage last season, 14th-best in FCS football. Eastern Illinois’ offense —  which was led by  QB Jimmy Garoppolo whom the Patriots just drafted in the second round — converted third downs 44.3 percent of […]

More detailed Faulkner footage http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u15mgzBMzjQ... - Brodie2Washington

Top-five QB prospects in the draft

Jim Harbaugh says David Fales is a top-five quarterback prospect in the upcoming draft. I agree with Harbaugh. Here is my full top-five list. Please leave yours’ as well. 1. Blake Bortles, UCF 2. David Fales, San Jose State 3. Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville 4. Derek Carr, Fresno State 5. Jimmy Garoppolo, Eastern Illinois

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NFL draft prospects at QB shine spotlight on smaller schools

This is my feature on the allure of quarterbacks who went to non-major-conference colleges. For the past five years, every quarterback who was chosen in the first round of the NFL draft went to a major-conference college. Meaning a college in the Pac-12, Big Ten, Big 12, SEC or ACC. Forget that trend. Draft gurus […]

AES Sorry, I almost missed your post...I think that there will be several high-end QB's available in the third, inclu... - OREGONINER

Report: Harbaugh works out QB Garoppolo

The day after reports surfaced that Colin Kaepernick wants a massive contract extension, Jim Harbaugh privately worked out Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who projects to be a second-round pick. What do you think this means? Do you think the 49ers are trying to put pressure on Kaepernick and to take away his leverage? Do […]

The funny thing is, given that Kaep wants near top 5 QB money per season, he's the easiest guy of all to franchise. So... - sullyball

49ers need Kap insurance

This is my column for Wednesday. The 49ers need a new quarterback. This is not to say the 49ers should give up on Colin Kaepernick — with the right coaching he may still have a future. But they shouldn’t go all in with him, either. The 49ers should hedge their bets, draft a quarterback who […]

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