Originally posted by Kolohe:
Originally posted by SF69ers:
Originally posted by SanDiego49er:
He throws an accurate ball if given LOTS of time to throw. And his arm is not real strong. He's not super athletic although he's not a terrible athlete either. His release at times can be slow. He's far from the sure thing Peyton Manning he is portrayed to be here on the WZ. His release is nowhere near that good and his arm is not that strong (compared to Peyton).
People here think he is the second coming of Peyton Manning but I'm not sold on that as a guarantee. They like him because he is the popular Bay Area prospect. And they probably follow him at Stanford and cheer for him.
Don't get me wrong. I think he can be good. But every good play I've ever seen him make was with lots of time to throw. You know our QB won't have time.
I don't who has been comparing him to Peyton around here, but he looks a lot more like Eli. As far as your criticisms, his release is what college football analysts have been speaking highly of. He also takes a lot of three step drops because of the west coast type of offense that they run. Lot of slants and short ins and outs. But his deep throws are not terrible either. He also throws well on the run. His o-line does tend to break down and he ends up making plays with his feet.
Its pretty obvious that it will be San Diego's first time watching Luck this Saturday!!!!
But right on 69er, you hit the nail on the head.
Yea a lot of people might think I'm bias just cus I'm from the Bay Area, but I'm actually just a Pac-10 fan. I like Jake Locker too, but I know which QB is more pro ready and which isn't. But I'm not gonna disregard the potential Locker has.
Stanford's o-line is given a lot of credit by a few posters here, but the only reason why it seems like Luck isn't getting hit is cus of his quick drop steps, his quick reads, and his quick release. Not to mention his pocket presence and his ability to evade the defensive player.