Despite taking a hit in the eyes of the national media, Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm remains a top prospect in the 2020 NFL Draft.
When it comes to University of Georgia quarterback and 2020 NFL Draft prospect Jake Fromm, there seem to be three camps that draft scouts fall in:
1. Those that are against Fromm as a prospect.
2. Those that silently root for Fromm, but fully expect him to be unable to perform at the highest level in the NFL.
3. Those who are cautiously optimistic about Fromm and his future in the NFL as a starter.
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However, this writer falls into a category that has not been seen by other media scouts. Jake Fromm is currently in a position to have a successful career in the NFL and should be valued as a highly-touted prospect.
Watching Jake Fromm’s tape, there are two things that jump out to most scouts as well as average fans: Fromm is very smart with the football, however, does not demonstrate enough throw power or “zip” on many passes. The ‘however’ is Fromm’s big question mark that leads many to believe that he is not capable of performing at the highest level in the NFL.
Although this ‘question mark’ is warranted, it fails to mention the incredible placement, anticipation, and touch that allows Fromm to succeed in one of the toughest defensive conferences in college football (more on this later).
When evaluating talent at the quarterback position, there are a few traits that scouts look for: physical tools, arm talent, mental acuity, and intangibles (or traits that cannot be learned or taught).