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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Jimmy Clausen

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Notre DameCOMMITTED (04/22/2006)09/15/2006Brian Polian
MichiganNoneNoneScot Loeffler
South CarolinaNoneNone
USCNoneNoneSteve Sarkisian

Scouting Report on Jimmy Clausen

by Mike Farrell - 06/19/2006
Clausen is as mechanically developed as any quarterback in the last decade. He has a very quick release he delivers from ear level, a strong arm and excellent accuracy. Clausen is mobile enough to get outside the pocket when needed and throws well on the run. He has excellent feet, makes quick and smart decisions and displays excellent poise and pocket presence. Clausen throws a nice deep ball, but his strength is in the intermediate passing game where he can deliver the ball with the most zip. He leads his targets well and knows how to throw the ball in tight coverage, putting it where only his receiver can catch it. Clausen gets into his drops quickly and sets well before most of his throws. He has good ball skills but needs to sell play action a bit better. He needs to add strength and fill out his frame.

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