Originally posted on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 5/18/12

(Editor’s Note: Eric Galko is the Director of Scouting for the website OptimumScouting.com and has been nice enough to offer his services to Crystal Ball Run, profiling a 2013 NFL Draft hopeful in this space every week.

In his first profile, Galko will look at one of the most intriguing, controversial and fascinating players in the class: Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson. Robinson clearly has the athleticism to play in the NFL, but the question boils down to: What position will he play?

Galko explains…)

Being successful in college football, and eventually in the NFL, relies for almost every player to be able to consistently do two things: develop and adapt. College is where most players can either develop to their peak or at least get closer to realizing their skill set. For some athletes, that's hard enough.

For a raw, developmental quarterback/athlete like Michigan's Denard Robinson, he needed a lot of work as a passer before he'd be ready to be consistent in the Big Ten. His sophomore season had him included in the Heisman race by mid-season, and ending 6th in the final voting at season's end. But a new coach (Brady Hoke) and a new offense (Al Borges) meant that the running-focused days of Denard Robinson were coming to an end, and Robinson needed to progress as a more complete quarterback.

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