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The Long and the Short of It: Tallest and Shortest QBs at the NFL Combine

Doug BrodessCorrespondent IJanuary 14, 2017

The Long and the Short of It: Tallest and Shortest QBs at the NFL Combine

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    At the 2011 NFL Combine, scouts are extremely interested in measurables.

    The list includes such things as: 40 yard dash, bench press, vertical jump, broad jump, and others.

    But one aspect that gets looked at considerably, especially with QB prospects, are their physical measurements...namely their height.

    Players have been selected or passed over because of fitting into an acceptable size range.

    This year will be no different.

    The following is a list of the five shortest and five tallest QB prospects at the 2011 NFL Combine.

    Besides seeing their height measurements, you can also check out the rest of their measurements and 2010 stats. 

Tyrod Taylor: Virginia Tech Hokies

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    Height: 6'0 3/4"

    Weight: 216 lbs

    Arm Length: 32"

    Hand Size: 10"

     

    2010 NCAA Football Stats

    Rating: 154.8

    Passing YDs: 2,743

    Passing TDs: 24

    INTs: 5

    Rushing YDs: 659

    Rushing TDs: 5

Greg McElroy: Alabama Crimson Tide

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    Height: 6'1 7/8"

    Weight: 222 lbs

    Arm Length: 30.75"

    Hand Size: 9.38"

     

    2010 NCAA Football Stats

    Rating: 168.98

    Passing YDs: 2,987

    Passing TDs: 20

    INTs: 5

Scott Tolzien: Wisconsin Badgers

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    Height: 6'2"

    Weight: 209 lbs

    Arm Length: 30.5"

    Hand Size: 9.75"

     

    2010 NCAA Football Stats

    Rating: 165.9

    Passing YDs: 2,459 

    Passing TDs: 16

    INTs: 6

Andy Dalton: TCU Horned Frogs

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    Height: 6'2"

    Weight: 213 lbs

    Arm Length: 31.5"

    Hand Size: 9.75"

     

    2010 NCAA Football Stats

    Rating: 166.48

    Passing YDs: 2,857

    Passing TDs: 27

    INTs: 6

    Rushing YDs: 435

    Rushing TDs: 6

Christian Ponder: Florida State Seminoles

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    Height: 6'2 1/8" 

    Weight: 222 lbs

    Arm Length: 31.75"

    Hand Size: 10.13"

     

    2010 NCAA Football Stats

    Rating: 135.68

    Passing YDs: 2,044

    Passing TDs: 20

    INTs: 8

    Rushing YDs: 180

    Rushing TDs: 4

Colin Kaepernick: Nevada Wolfpack

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    Height: 6'4 5/8" 

    Weight: 225 lbs

    Arm Length: 33.75"

    Hand Size: 9.63"

     

    2010 NCAA Football Stats

    Rating: 150.46

    Passing YDs: 3,022

    Passing TDs: 21

    INTs: 8

    Rushing YDs: 1,206

    Rushing TDs: 20

Cam Newton: Auburn Tigers

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    Height: 6'5"

    Weight:  248 lbs

    Arm Length: N/A

    Hand Size: N/A

     

    2010 NCAA Football Stats

    Rating: 182

    Passing YDs: 2,854 

    Passing TDs: 30

    INTs: 7

    Rushing YDs: 1,473

    Rushing TDs: 20

Jerrod Johnson: Texas A&M Aggies

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    Height: 6'5 1/8"

    Weight:  250 lbs

    Arm Length: 35"

    Hand Size: 9.5"

     

    2010 NCAA Football Stats

    Rating: 125.35

    Passing YDs: 1,947 

    Passing TDs: 14

    INTs: 9

    Rushing YDs: 146

    Rushing TDs: 2

Jeff Van Camp: Florida Atlantic Owls

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    Height: 6'5 1/4"

    Weight:  209 lbs

    Arm Length: N/A

    Hand Size: N/A

     

    2010 NCAA Football Stats

    Rating: 128

    Passing YDs: 2,459 

    Passing TDs: 17

    INTs: 13

Ryan Mallett: Arkansas Razorbacks

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    Height: 6'6 3/8"

    Weight: 238 lbs

    Arm Length: N/A

    Hand Size: N/A

     

    2010 NCAA Football Stats

    Rating: 163.65

    Passing YDs: 3,869

    Passing TDs: 32

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