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2005 NFL Draft Draft Tracker Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Players Positions Schools Conferences NFL Teams

Andrew Walter - QB

 Andrew Walter Grade: 3.67
 Position: QB
 Class: Sr
 School: Arizona St.
 Conference: Pac-10
 Ht., Wt.: 6-6, 233
 40 Time: 4.91
  Selected by: Oakland Raiders
  Round 3, pick 5 (69 overall)

BIO: Second-team All-Conference selection as a senior after passing numbers of 57.3 percent/3,150/30/9. Broke into the starting unit as a sophomore completing 56.7 percent/3,877/28/15.

POSITIVES: Big, strong pocket passer who.s been productive throughout his college career. Patient, buys time for receivers, and has a good sense of where his targets are on the field. Possesses a quick release and immediately gets the ball out of his hands. Fires the pass between defenders, easily gets the ball downfield and zips the outs. Displays a sense of timing, nicely places his passes and does not have receivers waiting on the throw. Sees the field, senses the blitz and for the most part, finds the open wideouts. Accurate down the field laying passes in front of targets. Always working to make something positive happen. Strong enough to withstand the rush and get the ball off with defenders in his face.

NEGATIVES: Slow setting up in the pocket, releases the ball with a three-quarters motion, and has a low trajectory for a tall passer. Immobile and cannot escape the rush. Erratic, misreads defenses and throws the ball into coverage. Makes the errant toss off his back foot. Does not throw tight spirals or the prettiest passes. Usually high of the mark and has receivers extending vertically to grab the ball out of the air.

ANALYSIS: A big, strong quarterback with excellent physical skills, Walter is a prototypical drop-back passer for the next level. Must be more consistent with his reads and decision making if he's to ever be a starter at the next level.

PROJECTION: Early Third Round

Photo: Doug Benc/Getty Images

2004 Receiving Statistics
Receptions Receiving Yards Yards Per Reception Touchdowns
1 -8 -8 0

2004 Rushing Statistics
Rushing Yards Attempts Average per Rush Touchdowns
-112 58 -1.9 0

2004 Passing Statistics
Pass Att Pass Com Pass Com Pct Pass Yds Pass Int Pass TD
426 244 57.3 3150 9 30

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