Fans love gunslingers. Coaches feel differently because they can cause a heart attack on one play and throw a deep TD the next. Gunslingers are kind of a dying breed of QB these days, as the game managers and more precise types have populated the position.
The best example of a clear-cut, through and through gunslinger was none other than Brett Favre. Favre had a cannon for an arm, though he threw into all kinds of coverages and his mechanics weren't always textbook. Still, he kept going after defenses all game long until his team won.
Finding a gunslinger on the recruiting trail can be a bit tricky, but so far, I think I've found seven guys who fit the mold at least to some degree. Some say having the mentality of a gunslinger is good while others despise it. Regardless, they do come in handy sometimes at the QB position.
Here are seven 2014 recruits who have some sort of gunslinger mentality behind center.