BIOGRAPHY: Four-year starter awarded All-Conference and All-American honors since his freshman season. Senior-year totals included 73.1%/2972/24/7. Walter Payton Award recipient as a junior after compiling numbers of 67.8%/3125/29/7. Posted a career-high 3797 passing yards and 39 touchdown strikes as a sophomore.
POSITIVES: Accurate touch-passer who's done an outstanding job of commanding his college team. Patient, buys time in the pocket, and avoids pressure. Goes through progressions, looks away from covered targets, and shows outstanding pocket awareness. Competitive, makes good decisions throwing the ball, and accurate in the short field. Throws a catchable ball.
NEGATIVES: Lacks size, arm strength, and stature. Must put a lot of effort into throws to get them downfield and usually inaccurate. Easily taken down in the pocket by the rush. Plays in a passer-friendly system.
ANALYSIS: Santos is a fiery quarterback who did well in New Hampshire.s system. He does not possess the physical skills for the next level, yet he could find a home as a backup in a timing offense.