#AskLoogs: Auburn QB commit shows well

January, 9, 2014
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Well, first off, we are in the process of finalizing our last edition of the ESPN 300, and, secondly, there is far more to calculate than what you saw on TV for one game. This is not stated to negate his performance. He was the MVP and earned it with a great performance. The week was far more important overall. All I can say at this point is that he will see a significant increase in rank not only from a positional standpoint but overall as well. He had a great week. Will he be No. 1 at the position? I don’t know that yet. More importantly I am as impressed with his journey as I am with his performance during the week. There is something to be said for a guy who was on no one’s radar last March. We had him graded at a 79 initially which we felt was very strong considering nobody had offered him at that point last spring. He continually did everything he could during the summer to prove his worth including winning the Elite 11. When he was added to the Under Armour roster it became apparent immediately upon his arrival that he belonged. He has so many intangible traits coupled with very good physical ability so there is a high probability for success at the next level. We are excited for his prospects.

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