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Patrick Witt - QB - Yale

By Joe Everett on Thursday, 26th April 2012

patrick-wittWitt started his collegiate career in Nebraska but opted to transfer to Yale after Bill Callahan was fired.

He is highly intelligent and shouldn’t have too much trouble adjusting to a new offense but his background and character concerns are large.

Not only did Witt have some incidents while at Nebraska but he also had a run-in at a night club while at Yale

A former Rhodes Scholarship candidate and highly touted recruit out of  high school, Witt definitely regressed through his collegiate career but does have a chance to get on as a backup with the right team.

A more cerebral pocket passer that can pick apart defenses from close within, Witt may not have great arm strength but he understands when to torque down and deliver a touch pass or rip the football to squeeze a pass into a tight window.

patrickwittSchool: Yale/Nebraska
Position: QB
Year: Senior
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Date of Birth: 04/03/89
Height: 6034
Weight: 225
Vertical Jump: 31.5
40 T: 4.95
Projection: PFA

Year Team G Cmp Att Comp % Yds Yd/A TDs Int Sacked Yds
2008 Neb 4 6 8 75.0 48 6.0 0 0 0 0
2009 Yale 8 138 241 57.3 1449 6.0 8 11 17 124
2010 Yale 9 212 351 60.4 2216 6.3 12 12 17 128
2011 Yale 10 199 321 62.0 2368 7.4 17 14 17 109
Career 31 555 921 60.3 6081 6.6 37 37 51 361

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Joe Everett

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