Found October 11, 2013 on TornBySports:
To say that Taysom Hill has been playing ugly, would be accurate. To say that he has the keys to improve, that is truth. You can’t teach a player speed, but you can teach a player accuracy. That is what is holding Taysom Hill down, is his accuracy. Lets be honest, the comparisons to Steve Young is a bit overreacting. Physically, Taysom beats Steve Young and he also has the better arm but Steve Young had accuracy. Young started out rough also, playing in 11 games in 1981 as a Sophomore, only had a completion percentage of 50%. Steve Young also threw just as many touchdowns as he did interceptions (5). Even his Junior year in 1982, Steve Young threw 18 touchdowns to 18 interceptions. So what changed for Steve Young? How did a guy who was throwing 50% accuracy with 5 touchdowns to 5 interceptions become a Davey O’Brien trophy winner and runner up for the Heisman Trophy? He improved on his accuracy and used his running game, which is his biggest weapon, as a decoy. Taysom Hill has the ...
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