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2015 NFL DRAFT

Brock Osweiler, QB

School: Arizona State  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Junior  |  Hometown: Kalispell, MT
Height/Weight: 6-7 / 242 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
8362-3
Career Notes
A three-year letterman, including the 2011 season, his first as the starter...brings incredible size and tremendous athleticism to the position...a playmaking threat in and out of the pocket, is more mobile than his size would indicate...has played in 25 career games, including 15 as the starter...has thrown for 5,082 yards and 33 touchdowns in his ASU career...MVP of the 2010 Territorial Cup game, a win in Tucson...has seven 300-yard games...became the first Sun Devil true freshman to start a game at quarterback since Jake Plummer in 1993...graduated high school early to join the team for spring practice in 2009.
2011 Season
In his first season as the starter, Osweiler re-wrote the Arizona State record book for passing...became the first quarterback in the history of Sun Devil football to throw for over 4,000 yards, finishing the season with 4,036...set new school records for completions (326) and attempts (516) and threw for 26 touchdowns, the fourth most in school history...completed 63.2% of his passing, setting a new school record for completion percentage...threw for a career high 487 yards against Arizona, tying a school record with his 63 pass attempts...had six 300-yard passing games on the season, including four over 350 yards...three times threw for three touchdowns (Missouri, at Utah and Cal)...was the tallest quarterback in the nation.
2010 Season
Did not throw an interception all season...appeared in six games...went 6-10 for 60 yards vs. Portland State...came on in relief of an injured Steven Threet to help lead ASU back from 17-0 deficit to win vs. UCLA 55-17...had best passing performance on Frank Kush Field since 2007 in the game by throwing for 380 passing yards, four touchdowns and one rushing touchdown...the 55 points scored was the second-highest total against a Pac-10 school in ASU history...named ASU athlete of the week due to his performance...first start of the season in Territorial Cup...finished the game 22 of 49 for 267 yards, one touchdown in overtime thriller win to bring Cup back to Tempe...earned Hard Hat player recognition for his work in ASU's offseason strength and conditioning program.
2009 Season
True freshman played in six games on the season...made his first career start Nov. 14 vs. Oregon...became the first ASU true freshman to start at quarterback since Jake Plummer in 1993...threw 24 completions for 249 yards and two touchdowns...had just two interceptions on the season...finished with a 86.39 passer efficiency rating and averaged 41.5 passing yards per game...gained 60 yards on 16 rushing attempts, including a long of 19...went 11-27 for 153 yards and a touchdown, and completed three passes of 20+ yards Nov. 7 against USC...threw his first career touchdown pass in the fourth quarter of a win over Idaho State Sept. 5.
High School
A 2008 graduate of Flathead High School in Kalispell, Mont...the first offensive player and the second overall athlete of the 2009 class to commit to the Sun Devils, pledging on April 30, 2008...was named the 2008-09 Gatorade State Player of the Year for Montana...gives ASU two of Montana's past three Gatorade State Players of the Year, joining former Sun Devil offensive lineman Matt Hustad, who won the award playing for Helena High School in 2006-07...a standout basketball player in high school, he originally committed to Gonzaga University as a sophomore in high school to play basketball before deciding to strictly focus on a collegiate football career...as a junior on the hardwood in 2007-08, he averaged 24.9 points, 14.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.3 steals, and 1.8 blocked shots on 48-percent shooting from the field and was rated as a three-star basketball recruit by Scout.com...listed as the No. 25 pro-style quarterback in the country by Rivals.com...rated as the No. 47 quarterback in the nation by Scout.com...led the state of Montana in completed passes, passing yards, passing yards-per-game, ranked second in passing attempts and passing touchdowns as a senior. Completed 189-of-303 passes (62.4 pct.) for 2,703 yards with 29 touchdowns as a senior...also led the Braves in rushing with 162 carries for 700 yards (4.3 avg.) and 13 touchdowns on the ground...scored three times on the ground and totaled 84 rushing yards on 18 attempts (4.7 avg.) and completed 15-22 passes (68.2 pct) for 163 yards and two scores against Sentinel on Oct. 3, 2008...threw for 243 yards and four touchdowns against Great Falls on Oct. 11, 2008...collected a season high 115 rushing yards on 22 attempts (5.0 avg.) with three touchdowns and added 178 passing yards on 12-19 attempts (63.2 pct) with one touchdown versus Glacier on Oct. 17, 2009...threw for 309 yards on 18-23 passing (78.3 pct.) with five touchdowns through the air, while adding 50 rushing yards on nine attempts (5.6 avg.) with two scores against Hellgate on Oct. 24, 2008...threw for 2,454 yards and 22 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2006...chose ASU over Alabama, Florida State, Stanford, Tennessee, UCLA and Washington State...coached by Russell McCarvel at Flathead High School.
Personal
Sociology and Political Science major at ASU...parents are John and Kathy Osweiler of Kalispell, Mont...has one brother, Tanner, who played football at Montana Tech...turned down a basketball scholarship to Gonzaga...born Nov. 22, 1990 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho...full name is Brock Alan Osweiler.
 
Latest News
04/30/2012 - The Broncos appear determined to give quarterback Brock Osweiler every chance to succeed. First, there's the plan to provide Osweiler with a multi-year apprenticeship behind Peyton Manning. Although the health of Manning's neck remains the question mark that hovers over the Broncos' prospects this year, a successful return without a recurrence of neck trouble likely means a three-year run as starting quarterback, since his 2013 and 2014 salaries are guaranteed if he is still on the roster next March. Before selecting Osweiler, executive VP John Elway wanted to make sure the quarterback knew a long apprenticeship might await him. "When we went and talked to Brock, I said, 'Brock, are you fine sitting on the bench for three, four or five years, because Peyton's going to be the guy?'" Elway recalled. Osweiler's answer -- which came during a thorough, day-long meeting that included a throwing session and conversations with Elway, John Fox and general manager Brian Xanders -- was what Elway wanted to hear, and the Broncos used their 57th pick on him. "I know I need to continue to progress as a quarterback," Osweiler said. "I think Denver is a perfect situation for me to do that." That situation was helped by the fact that the Broncos only added one rookie receiver: Osweiler's favorite target at ASU, Gerell Robinson, who caught 77 catches for 1,397 yards and seven touchdowns for the Sun Devils last year. Robinson was one of 12 undrafted free-agent pickups made on April 28. - The Sports Xchange

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