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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Draft Rewind 2007 - Kevin Kolb - Arizona Cardinals

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about KEVIN KOLB: Houston, 6031 218 4.85. Four-year starter. Good football intelligence and size for the position. Strong pocket presence and poise. Makes plays under rush and game pressure. Stays in the pocket. Does not flush early. Stands in pocket with people in his face. A take charge guy that makes positive plays. Natural feel and awareness to slide and adjust in the pocket. A sixth sense in the pocket. Anticipates and times his throw. Good field vision. Quick set up to the throwing point. A medium high release. Steps toward the target. Can throw the ball on the move. Accurate short and medium. Good ball placement to receiver. Throws more horizontal than vertical routes. Has been in one system his whole high school and college career. Low release point. Several passes batted down. Forced the ball into coverage early in his career. Has been durable over his career. An above average athlete that is competitive. Good judgment. Rarely forces the ball into coverage. Doesn’t throw the ball up for grabs. Positive field awareness and instincts. Primarily takes snaps out of the shotgun, but does take snaps from under center. Will need to learn to drop back. Throws right handed. His head coach in college was his coach in high school. Knows system inside and out. Patient enough to let the play develop. Fourth/fifth round. (A-32 1/4, H-9 7/8, SS-4.45, VJ-32.5). (Originally drafted by Philadelphia)