NFL Draft 2012: 4 Reasons QB Kellen Moore Is the Next Tom Brady

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NFL Draft 2012: 4 Reasons QB Kellen Moore Is the Next Tom Brady
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Kellen Moore will be the next Tom Brady.

Despite being the winningest quarterback in college football history—(with 50 wins as a starter for Boise State University), 142 college TD passes and a 73 percent pass completion ratio over the past two seasons—not all NFL recruiters have penciled him onto their short list for the upcoming draft.

At 6’ 0”, 197 lbs, Moore is facing doubters who have pronounced him too short, too light and too weak-armed to play quarterback. 

Moore’s combine stats for the 40-yard dash (4.94 seconds), vertical jump (27 inches) and broad jump (8 feet, 3 inches) are similar to the unimpressive numbers put up by Tom Brady in his combine (5.28 seconds, 24.5 inches and 8 feet, 3 inches).

And like Brady, it appears that Moore’s potential as an NFL quarterback is being underestimated.

Here are some points for GMs to consider before passing on Moore in the upcoming NFL draft:

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