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Josh Rosen has the size that is coveted and a frame that can sustain more weight. He is listed at 210 but he doesn’t look frail. Rosen has a perfect throwing motion in my opinion. You do not see any wasted effort. His evaluation is helped by UCLA using pro style schemes and NFL route combinations. Rosen has a big time arm. He is able to thread the needle down the seam and hit the deep sideline routes. He also knows when to dial back the fastball and put the right amount of touch on the ball. He had a streak of over 240 passes without an interception during his freshman season.
429/718 (60%) 5584 yards, 33 touchdowns, 16 interceptions
Today we look at one of the more interesting quarterback prospects available for the 2018 draft. Josh Rosen was a five-star recruit from St. John Bosco HS in Bellflower, California. He was rated as the #2 overall prospect in the nation behind only Auburn EDGE Byron Cowart. Rosen started every game as a true freshman. He started the first six games last season before he separated his shoulder against Arizona State.
2015: Colorado, Southern Cal
2016: Texas A&M, BYU, Stanford
Rosen has a bad tendency to try to overcompensate when the world is crashing around him. This leads to bad turnovers. Rosen has shown accuracy issues at times. He sails passes high or wide on what should generally be speaking be easy throws. Rosen needs to do a better job of feeling the pressure. He takes entirely too many sacks. Rosen has very little ability to make plays with his feet.
Josh Rosen has all of the physical tools needed, but mentally he has ways to go. He needs to process things much quicker. Rosen is also coming off surgery to his throwing shoulder. If Rosen can speed up the processor, the potential to be the #1 pick is there. However, that is a big if.