In "The Breakdown," veteran talent scout Randy Rodgers is analyzing film of a select group of the nation's top prospects for Rivals.com. Rodgers has more than 35 years of experience in the college recruiting arena. He was the recruiting coordinator at the University of Illinois (1988-91) and the University of Texas (1992-97) and is one of the leading authorities on high school football talent analysis in the country. In this edition, Rodgers takes a look at quarterbacks.
Randy Rodgers' QB Comparison:
Of the QB's that you have given me, I would rank Mustain and Stafford well above the others. They are ready to play at the college level. Mustain is technically more sound, Stafford may have better velocity, Mustain is a better running threat. You can take first pick and I'll take the other. I see Freeman as strictly a pocket guy, Jones and Williams as more athletic. I think Jones has the best mobility, the most ability to make plays with his feet, and by far the best runner. It will be interesting to see how Charlie Weis tones down Jones, but he is a major talent athletically to play in that kind of system. Williams will also need to red shirt to improve on mechanics.
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