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#14
Ryan Lindley
Rating Yards TD
125.7 3153 23
Team: San Diego State AztecsHeight: 6-4 Born: 6/22/1989
Position: QBWeight: 215 Hometown: Alpine, CA
Class-Eligibility: GS-Sr


Scouting Report
Lindley should be one of the top quarterbacks selected following a prolific career at San Diego State, where he finished as the Mountain West Conference's all-time leading passer with 12,690 yards. Lindley considered turning pro after his junior season, instead returning for a final year under coach Rocky Long, who stepped in when Brady Hoke left for Michigan after two years. Lindley, who will be 23 when the season starts, enters the draft as the school's record holder with 49 starts, 961 completions, 90 TDs and 12,415 yards of total offense. He's a terrific competitor and possesses all the smarts and leadership skills to compete on Sundays. Lindley's arm is also one of the strongest in the draft, but his touch on short-to-intermediate passes needs improvement. There are also major questions about the drop-back passer's accuracy after he completed just 55.5 percent of his passes in four seasons. Lindley finished 10 of 21 for 103 yards in the Senior Bowl, getting sacked once. He was sacked 48 times in college, and his struggles when pressured include him throwing off his back foot. Lindley had 47 career interceptions, but only a career-low eight his senior season. Lindley didn't have the most impressive workout at the NFL combine - running the 40-yard dash in 4.9 seconds and recording a 29 1/2-inch vertical leap - but that likely won't impact his draft status as a middle-round selection.

Career Passing Stats

Year Team G Cmp Att Comp % Yds Yd/A TDs Int Sacked Yds
2008 SDSU  11 242 427 56.7 2653 6.2 16 9 13 84
2009 SDSU  12 239 437 54.7 3054 7.0 23 16 15 129
2010 SDSU  13 243 421 57.7 3830 9.1 28 14 9 75
2011 SDSU  13 237 447 53.0 3153 7.1 23 8 11 92
Career   49 961 1732 55.5 12690 7.3 90 47 48 380

Career Rushing/Receiving Stats

Year Team G Rush Yds Yd/Rush TDs Rec Yds Yd/Rec TDs
2008 SDSU  11 31 -62 -2.0 1 0 0 - 0
2009 SDSU  12 22 -131 -6.0 1 0 0 - 0
2010 SDSU  13 19 -31 -1.6 0 0 0 - 0
2011 SDSU  13 18 -51 -2.8 0 0 0 - 0
Career   49 90 -275 -3.1 2 0 0 - 0

Offensive Logs

  Passing Rushing Receiving
Date Opp Cmp Att Yds Pct TDs Int Long Car Yds Avg TDs Long Rec Yds Avg TDs Long
9/3/2011 CalPly 15 27 203 55.6 4 0 59 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 0 - 0 -
9/10/2011 @ Army 8 18 146 44.4 1 0 68 1 -11 -11.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
9/17/2011 WashSt 21 37 273 56.8 2 1 25 2 2 1.0 0 5 0 0 - 0 -
9/24/2011 @ Mich 23 48 253 47.9 1 0 30 1 -14 -14.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
10/8/2011 TCU 15 41 201 36.6 2 3 39 1 -8 -8.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
10/13/2011 @ AF 15 21 209 71.4 2 0 33 1 9 9.0 0 9 0 0 - 0 -
10/29/2011 Wyo 13 27 247 48.1 2 1 71 3 -17 -5.7 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
11/5/2011 NM 16 24 271 66.7 0 0 42 1 -9 -9.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
11/12/2011 @ ColoSt 19 35 154 54.3 1 1 18 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 -
11/19/2011 Boise 30 51 350 58.8 3 1 53 1 -9 -9.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
11/26/2011 @ UNLV 13 29 152 44.8 2 1 27 2 14 7.0 0 7 0 0 - 0 -
12/3/2011 Fres 21 40 281 52.5 0 0 55 2 -15 -7.5 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
12/17/2011 @ UL-Laf 28 49 413 57.1 3 0 46 2 6 3.0 0 15 0 0 - 0 -