2010 NFL Draft: All Eyes Will be on Tony Pike’s Arm at the NFL Combine

February 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

All eyes will be on Cincinnati quarterback Tony Pike, who is one of only a few college quarterbacks willing to actually throw at the NFL Combine.
Fellow draft class quarterbacks including: Florida's Tim Tebow, Oklahoma's Sam Bradford, Notre Dame's Jimmy Clausen, and Central Michigan's Dan LeFevour are all declining to throw in Indianapolis in favor of throwing at their respective Pro Days instead.
Throwing at a one's Pro Day is said to be a smart move by some, but a bad move by others because if a quarterback has a bad outing at his Pro Day, then he does not have a chance to redeem himself before draft day.
Pike has a bit of buzz going into the combine, not because of his abilities, but because of his size. His skinny and lanky frame has people asking if he will be able to take the pounding at the NFL level.
No one knows for sure, but he is very similar in stature to the Ravens' starting quarterback Joe Flacco and NFL teams love really tall quarterbacks who can e...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments