Found February 19, 2012 on DraftAce:
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As we inch closer to the draft it’s becoming increasingly clear that Ryan Tannehill is going to be a 1st-round pick. In January, when I finalized my report on Tannehill, I initially gave him a 3rd round grade and expected, due to the premium put on the position, that he would probably come off the board in the 2nd round. But since his consensus grade seems to be much higher, I wanted to go back and take a closer look. More specifically, I wanted to see Tannehill in situations most comparable to what he’ll face in the NFL. Unfortunately, due to Texas A&M’s schedule I had to go back to the 2011 Sugar Bowl vs LSU to find a defense worthy to truly testing Tannehill, both in terms of coverage in the secondary and pressure with the front seven. Here are my notes on what stood out [here is the excel sheet with detailed stats on each time he dropped back to throw] A close look at the 2011 Sugar Bowl gives up some insight into Tannehill's game Pocket Presence - The first thing that s...
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