Originally Posted by MassNole
No they wouldn't, they would look like the numbers of a typical system QB who won't translate to the NFL.
THe point was that since McCarron never has the opportunity to throw the football 30+ times a game, there's a very small sample set to evaluate what he's really proficient at doing throwing the football other than not committing turnovers.
His physical tools are fine IMO, but since he's never allowed to push the throttle from the pocket it's hard to get a clear picture of what his actual skillset is as a passer.
Wide open college offense = built around the the QB passing the football.
You can call that being a 'system QB' or whatever, but in Saban's offensive scheme the QB is a complimentary piece and never the focal point.
The way you use the phrase 'system QB', I assume you mean a prospect who lacks both the physical tools or skillset to succeed at the next level.
I don't necessarily have that opinion about McCarron.