STRENGTHS: Dual-threat passer frequently slips out of the grasp of would-be tacklers to frustrate defenses and extend drives. Not only much faster than he looks; Hill is very strong, boasting the upper body more typical of a linebacker.
WEAKNESSES: Reliance on his mobility and limited passing skill cap his NFL projection. Reluctant to throw passes until his receivers are open and shows less-than-ideal ball placement when doing so. When his primary options are covered, Hill frequently drops his eyes and looks to run - which leads to several eye-popping scrambles but also a number of momentum-changing sacks.
10/08/2014 - Injury to BYU QB worse than first believed...The injury suffered by BYU quarterback and dark horse Heisman Trophy candidate, Taysom Hill, was worse than initially believed. BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall on Monday said not only did Hill break his leg against Utah State on Friday night, but that he shredded ever major ligament in his leg. Mendenhall said doctors inserted a plate and eight screws in his leg. On Sunday, Hill tweeted that surgery was a success. The junior quarterback finishes the season with 975 passing yards, 463 on the ground and 15 touchdowns. - The Sports Xchange