As an entree’ to our initial overall rankings we’ll first break down all the non IA/BSC prospects by position.  As is often the case, the top prospects at most of the positions are transfers from bigger programs.  We start today with the quarterbacks and running backs.

Quarterbacks

Rnd Full Name School Yr Comments
5th Bryon Coleman Chattanooga 5Sr Tennessee transfer that shows terrific awareness, pocket presence as well as accuracy throwing the ball. Lacks great physical skills but has an outstanding feel for the position.
5th Trevor Sasek Delaware 3So Solid young passer with a big arm and solid quarterback build. Has an upside and must be watched.
6th Cody Endres Slippery Rock 5Sr Strong armed quarterback that can make all the passes. Displays a nice sense of timing. Dismissed from the Connecticut program last season.
6th Brad Sorensen Southern Utah 3Jr BYU transfer with all the physical skills to play at the next level. Accurate and makes plays. Does throw to many interceptions.
FA Mike Paulus William & Mary 5Sr North Carolina transfer that possesses all the physical skills necessary to play the next level. Accurate, poised and has a solid game yet must polish his mechanics to become a complete quarterback. In the midst of a terrible season.
FA Mike Brown Liberty 5Sr Athletic quarterback with a big-time arm. Mobile and displays the ability to make the pass on the move or pick up yardage with his legs. Potential wildcat signal caller.
FA Bo Levi Mitchell Eastern Washington 4Sr Accurate timing and touch passer with a live arm. Shows great wherewithal and does a terrific job leading the offense.
FA Patrick Witt Yale 5Sr Effective timing passer with great pocket awareness yet marginal next level size. Potential backup as a timing passer. Began his college career and Nebraska.
FA David LeGree Hampton 5Sr Large athletic prospect with a big-time arm. Unpolished throwing the ball and at times much more productive as a ball carrier.
FA Nathan Dick Central Arkansas 5Sr
FA Matt Brown Illinois State 4Jr Timing/touch passer with marginal arm strength.
FA Dane Simoneau Washburn 5Sr Nice sized college passer that also has a potential career in baseball.
FA Aaron Corp Richmond 5Sr Mobile and nimble quarterback best in a short passing game. Started his career at USC.

Running Backs

Round Full Name School Yr Comments
FA Tavoy Moore Idaho State 4Sr Smallish yet creative and elusive skill player that can line up at several spots on the field and handle the duties of return specialist.
FA Darryl Whiting Fordham 5Sr Large ball carrier that moves well on his feet for a bigger back. Must improve all areas of his game yet has an upside.
FA Daryl Richardson Abilene Christian 4Sr
FA DJ McNorton Jr North Dakota St 5Sr Quick back with nice size and tenacity. Works runs. Lacks elite speed yet a solid interior ball carrier.
FA Edwin Gowins Cal-Pa 4Sr Physically gifted ball carrier that’s struggled with injury and off the field issues recently. All American early on at Stony Brook.
FA Ashton Leggett Illinois State 5Sr Nice sized ball carrier that began his career at Michigan State. Offers a well rounded game but limited speed/quickness.
FA Jonathan Grimes William & Mary 4Sr Tough, grind it out interior ball carrier that can also be used as a receiver out of the backfield. Marginal quickness and speed in his game.
FA Travaris Cadet Appalachian State 5Sr Tough, straight line runner best between tackle.
FA Chris Douglas Missouri State 5Sr
FA Jonathan Hernandez Massachusetts 5Sr Small yet feisty ball carrier that gets the most from his ability. Shows a little Danny Woodhead in his game.
FA Michael Harris Murray State 4Sr Small yet very quick and creative runner that does a competent job catching the ball out of the backfield.
FA Brian Fowler Central Connecticut St 5Sr