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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

2012 Draft Nuggets - Brandon Weeden, Oklahoma State, QB

Brandon Weeden, Oklahoma State, 6036 217

Two-year starter who is a former minor league pitcher in the Yankee and Royal farm systems. He tore a labrum and had tendinitis in his rotator cuff that ended his baseball career. Will be 28 years old on his October 2011 birthday. Was third in the nation with 4277 passing yards. He completed 342 of 511 passes for the year. Had 34 touchdowns, 13 interceptions, and a 66.9% completion rate. Possesses a strong arm and a quick release. Big, strong, and accurate. A natural passer who can make all three level passes – short, medium, and long. Impressive deep ball accuracy. Has only played one season and has a new offensive coordinator in 2011.