Let’s bounce the gun on the 2023 QB draft class

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There are extra confirmed quarterbacks than the Cougars’ Cameron Ward. He spent his final two seasons because the starter on the College of the Incarnate Phrase (a catholic college in San Antonio), an FCS doormat earlier than his arrival. Nonetheless, it’s the thriller that makes him most tantalizing. Missed in highschool, the place he was misused in a Wing T offense, Ward is a 6-foot-3, 225-pound Air Raid dual-threat stick of dynamite who may skyrocket up draft boards if he balls out in 2022.

Much like Trey Lance two years in the past, Ward received the Jerry Rice Award given to the very best freshman in FCS in 2021, after passing for 4,700 yards and piercing the top zone with 47 landing throws whereas throwing solely 10 interceptions. For the 2022 season, Ward transferred to Washington State, adopted by his head coach Eric Morris, who’s now the Cougars’ offensive coordinator. Scouts have already famous how the ball whistles out of Ward’s arms and his fluid throwing movement. Regardless of taking part in with inferior expertise in a pass-heavy offense, Ward stored his turnovers down. He’ll have eyeballs on him, now, so it will likely be on him to capitalize. And if his four-touchdown efficiency in Washington State’s spring recreation says something, he seems comfy with it.

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