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#5
Teddy Bridgewater
Rating Yards TD
171.1 3970 31
Team: Louisville CardinalsHeight: 6-3 Born:
Position: QBWeight: 218 Hometown: Miami, FL
Class-Eligibility: Jr-Jr


Scouting Report
At the top of many mock drafts all season, Bridgewater has seemingly fallen out of the running to go No. 1 following a subpar pro day and could end up being the third quarterback selected after Johnny Manziel and Blake Bortles. Bridgewater is generally considered the most polished of the three and certainly the most accurate, ranking second in the FBS this season in completion percentage (71.0) with only four interceptions - Manziel and Bortles combined for 22. Some feel those two have more upside, as Bridgewater doesn't possess overwhelming arm strength or leg speed. The Miami native, however, is the lone three-year starter of that trio and played in a pro-style offense, finishing third in Louisville history with 9,817 passing yards and 72 touchdown passes - a school-record 31 this season. After entering the fall as a Heisman Trophy favorite, Bridgewater didn't garner a vote partly because his numbers weren't overly gaudy despite mostly playing inferior American Athletic Conference teams compared to the league foes faced by Manziel or Jameis Winston - the last two Heisman winners. Plus, those signal-callers did plenty of damage on the ground whereas Bridgewater did not, though he does have decent mobility and is very good when it comes to throwing on the run and escapability. It's his intelligence and maturity, including areas like staying focused on his progressions despite pressure, that could make him an immediate starter in the NFL and have drawn comparisons to Russell Wilson. Bridgewater led Louisville to a 23-3 record over the past two years, capped by bowl wins over Florida and Miami. A hard-working team leader, Bridgewater is a bit undersized for the position - but not moreso than Wilson, and he was a third-round pick. Bridgewater could go within the top five, having displayed good touch and instincts as a collegian, and may be better suited for a short passing game as opposed to one which likes to look deep downfield.

Career Passing Stats

Year Team G Cmp Att Comp % Yds Yd/A TDs Int Sacked Yds
2011 Lou  13 191 296 64.5 2129 7.2 14 12 33 181
2012 Lou  13 287 419 68.5 3718 8.9 27 8 29 215
2013 Lou  13 303 427 71.0 3970 9.3 31 4 23 174
Career   39 781 1142 68.4 9817 8.6 72 24 85 570

Career Rushing/Receiving Stats

Year Team G Rush Yds Yd/Rush TDs Rec Yds Yd/Rec TDs
2011 Lou  13 89 66 0.7 4 0 0 - 0
2012 Lou  13 74 26 0.4 1 0 0 - 0
2013 Lou  13 63 78 1.2 1 0 0 - 0
Career   39 226 170 0.8 6 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
9/1/2013 Ohio 23 28 355 82.1 5 1 40 2 1 0.5 0 7 0 0 - 0 -
9/7/2013 EastKy 23 32 397 71.9 4 0 54 1 -1 -1.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
9/14/2013 @ Kty 16 28 250 57.1 1 0 47 6 35 5.8 0 18 0 0 - 0 -
9/21/2013 FIU 17 22 212 77.3 4 0 40 3 1 0.3 0 5 0 0 - 0 -
10/5/2013 @ Temple 25 35 348 71.4 2 0 38 3 2 0.7 0 5 0 0 - 0 -
10/10/2013 Rut 21 31 310 67.7 2 1 34 7 11 1.6 0 12 0 0 - 0 -
10/18/2013 UCF 29 38 341 76.3 2 0 34 3 -5 -1.7 0 11 0 0 - 0 -
10/26/2013 @ SoFla 25 29 344 86.2 3 0 69 5 -25 -5.0 0 7 0 0 - 0 -
11/8/2013 @ UConn 21 37 288 56.8 1 1 35 7 21 3.0 0 20 0 0 - 0 -
11/16/2013 Hou 19 29 203 65.5 0 0 39 4 -20 -5.0 0 6 0 0 - 0 -
11/23/2013 Mem 26 36 220 72.2 1 0 39 10 17 1.7 0 12 0 0 - 0 -
12/5/2013 @ Cin 23 37 255 62.2 3 1 36 6 17 2.8 0 14 0 0 - 0 -
12/28/2013 Mia-Fl 35 45 447 77.8 3 0 27 6 24 4.0 1 15 0 0 - 0 -