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eriadoc 01-08-2014 10:16 PM

Jeff Matthews, QB
 
Out of Cornell. Anyone know anything at all about him? I know nothing, but ran across this scouting report.

Quote:

Overview

With former Delaware Blue Hen Joe Flacco guiding the Ravens to Super Bowl glory, the timing may never be better for an FCS QB to establish himself as one of the top passers of his respective class. The likeliest candidate to accomplish this is Mathews, whose strong, accurate arm pops off tape, already making him a hot name in scouting circles.

He was named the Ivy League's Offensive MVP in 2011 and finished second last year despite battling nagging injuries. A strong finish to his career could result in a trip to Mobile, Ala. as he's already among the FCS prospects on the Senior Bowl's Watch List.

He has the size and arm strength that will give him a fighting chance in the NFL, but his inconsistent footwork, which greatly affects his ball placement, continues to be a problem. (10/15/13)

Analysis

Strengths: He reads defenses quickly, and physically-speaking, is a man amongst boys at this level, firing passes to all levels with the velocity, trajectory and accuracy to dominate.

Weaknesses: Mathews takes most of his snaps out of shotgun and his development under center is one of the biggest obstacles he'll face on his way to the NFL. He possesses just average athleticism for the position and, of course, has never seen the likes of an SEC pass rush.
Looks like he likely won't get drafted. Maybe BO'B's next Brady project?

Texian 01-08-2014 10:38 PM

Re: Jeff Matthews, QB
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by eriadoc (Post 2282426)
Out of Cornell. Anyone know anything at all about him? I know nothing, but ran across this scouting report.



Looks like he likely won't get drafted. Maybe BO'B's next Brady project?

I watched one game this year, he was pitiful. I also followed him from season start and has dropped like a rock.

bah007 01-09-2014 07:42 AM

Re: Jeff Matthews, QB
 
He may go in the 7th but I don't think he has a NFL future.

His potential (not very high) vs. the time it would take to get him there (a long time) is not going to be worth it.

Quick II Draw 01-10-2014 12:44 PM

Re: Jeff Matthews, QB
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by eriadoc (Post 2282426)
Looks like he likely won't get drafted. Maybe BO'B's next Brady project?

Brady was never BO'B's "project." Dude was only with the Patriots from 2007-2011, by which time Brady had already won 3 SBs.

WolverineFan 01-10-2014 12:51 PM

Re: Jeff Matthews, QB
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by eriadoc (Post 2282426)
Looks like he likely won't get drafted. Maybe BO'B's next Brady project?

Cassel would be a better comparison.

eriadoc 01-10-2014 02:43 PM

Re: Jeff Matthews, QB
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by bah007 (Post 2282544)
He may go in the 7th but I don't think he has a NFL future.

His potential (not very high) vs. the time it would take to get him there (a long time) is not going to be worth it.

Have read a few scouting reports and they all seem to say similar things - basically, he has the physical tools, which you can't teach. But like I said, never seen the guy play and know nothing about him, so I just figured some of y'all might have watched him a little. Thanks for the responses. :)

bah007 01-10-2014 02:55 PM

Re: Jeff Matthews, QB
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by eriadoc (Post 2283412)
Have read a few scouting reports and they all seem to say similar things - basically, he has the physical tools, which you can't teach. But like I said, never seen the guy play and know nothing about him, so I just figured some of y'all might have watched him a little. Thanks for the responses. :)

I've only seen him once, but like Texian, I didn't see a NFL player.

BullNation4Life 01-10-2014 03:08 PM

Re: Jeff Matthews, QB
 
Looks allot like Phillip Rivers...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeqahH1z6vY

EmDiggy 02-15-2014 08:02 AM

Small College Spotlight - QB Jeff Mathews, Cornell
 
Good morning Texans fans! Here's my Small College Spotlight video for Cornell's QB Jeff Mathews.

FBGP's Small College Spotlight - Jeff Mathews

Enjoy!

EM

P.S.

I have 20 of these small college spotlight videos coming out using coaches tape.. Let me know what you think of this style of video

CloakNNNdagger 02-15-2014 10:52 AM

Re: Small College Spotlight - QB Jeff Mathews, Cornell
 
Nice format and presentation! You might want to add some basic numbers (on screen) like weight, height and 40 times for a hang your hat type of thing.

Here's an analysis by National Football Post of Mathews based on 2012 tape. How would you compare his "maturation" points through the 2013 season?

EmDiggy 02-15-2014 12:08 PM

Re: Small College Spotlight - QB Jeff Mathews, Cornell
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by CloakNNNdagger (Post 2299735)
Nice format and presentation! You might want to add some basic numbers (on screen) like weight, height and 40 times for a hang your hat type of thing.

Here's an analysis by National Football Post of Mathews based on 2012 tape. How would you compare his "maturation" points through the 2013 season?

Thanks Cloak! I watched him live 2 times this year (Yale & Penn) and the team around him wasn't as good…but what was evident this season was his ability to extend the play more (which explains the amount of sacks) and also showing some mobility (by necessity)

Being at the games, I kept close eye on him drive after drive..was always upbeat & encouraging despite having minimal offensive success that day (Yale). At the Penn game, his last one, played the loosest I've seen him play which was a good thing.

And he was the better out of the 3 QBs at the E/W Shrine Game this year throughout the week of practices. I want to say he had about 5 or 6 'WOW' throws from the scouts/bloggers/analysts


Here's my Shrine Game Wrapup: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13e3WEbeD6k

Playoffs 02-15-2014 03:36 PM

Re: Small College Spotlight - QB Jeff Mathews, Cornell
 
RSP Rorschach No.3: Cornell QB Jeff Mathews

Did you think Bucknell was one of Cornell's toughest opponents?

6033, 225 lbs., 10.04" hand.

EmDiggy 02-15-2014 07:35 PM

Re: Small College Spotlight - QB Jeff Mathews, Cornell
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Playoffs (Post 2299802)
RSP Rorschach No.3: Cornell QB Jeff Mathews

Did you think Bucknell was one of Cornell's toughest opponents?

6033, 225 lbs., 10.04" hand.

Penn, Yale, Harvard & Princeton were…they were some of the tougher defenses in the FCS

beerlover 02-16-2014 01:04 AM

Re: Small College Spotlight - QB Jeff Mathews, Cornell
 
Love your work as always Em keep pumping these suckers out!

Mathews looks like a very worthwhile project, has some of Brady's mannerisms but never seems to throw the deep ball.

EmDiggy 02-16-2014 07:15 AM

Re: Small College Spotlight - QB Jeff Mathews, Cornell
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by beerlover (Post 2299908)
Love your work as always Em keep pumping these suckers out!

Mathews looks like a very worthwhile project, has some of Brady's mannerisms but never seems to throw the deep ball.

Thanks BL! Last season he threw the deep ball a lot more b/c of the talent at WR..he had Luke Tasker (Steve Tasker's son) who now plays for the Hamilton Tiger Cats. This season, it was pitiful how the receivers couldn't get separation

Texian 02-16-2014 08:16 AM

Re: Small College Spotlight - QB Jeff Mathews, Cornell
 
http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/sho...=Jeff+Matthews

TexansFTW 02-16-2014 11:21 PM

Re: Jeff Matthews, QB
 
Good video. Good information. Couple clever one liners. Thumbs up from me.

EmDiggy 02-17-2014 08:23 AM

Re: Jeff Matthews, QB
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by TexansFTW (Post 2300264)
Good video. Good information. Couple clever one liners. Thumbs up from me.

Thanks TFTW! I appreciate that!


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