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Texans 'On The Clock': Teddy Bridgewater

Posted Apr 20, 2014

Over the coming months, HoustonTexans.com will do weekly draft profiles, as we examine the top rated players in the upcoming NFL Draft.

PHOTOS: Teddy Bridgewater at Louisville
READ: Bridgewater overcomes tough upbringing
VIDEO: Bridgewater's highlights at Louisville
Q&A: WDRB's Eric Crawford on Bridgewater's career
AUDIO: Texans 24 Hour Radio Podcast


Over the coming months, HoustonTexans.com will be doing weekly draft profiles, as we examine the top rated players in the upcoming NFL Draft.

First up is Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

Bio
Name: Teddy Bridgewater
Position: Quarterback
School: Louisville
Class: Junior (has already graduated)
Hometown: Miami, Fla.

Measurables
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205 (via Louisville athletics website)
40-yard dash: 4.67 (via ESPN.com)

Stats

Passing Attempts Completions Percentage Yards Pass Eff. TDs INTs
2013 427 303 71% 3970 171.1 31 4
2012 419 287 68% 3718 160.5 27 8
2011 296 191 64% 2129 132.4 14 12
Totals 1142 781 68% 9817 157.2 72 24

Awards
2013
• AAC Player of the Week (9/2)
• Howard Schnellenberger Award (MVP of UK-UofL game)
• Maxwell Award Semifinalist
• Davey O’Brien Semifinalist
• Manning Award Finalist
• Second team All-American Athletic Conference
• MVP of the Russell Athletic Bowl

2012
• BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year
• Howard Schnellenberger Award (MVP of UK-UofL game)
• First Team All-BIG EAST
• MVP of the Sugar Bowl
• Selected honorable mention All-American by Pro Football Weekly
• First team All-BIG EAST by ESPN.com and Phil Steele

2011
• BIG EAST Rookie of the Year
• CBSSports.com Freshman All-American
• Sporting News Freshman All-American
• FoxSports Next 2011 Freshman All-American

Prospect Rankings
Scouts, Inc.: 12th
CBS Sports: 3rd
Draftek: 2nd
Bleacher Report: 5th
Mel Kiper's 'Big Board': 8th
ESPN.com/Todd McShay: 12th

Outlook
Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater put an exclamation point on a fabulous career for the Cardinals, throwing for nearly 4,000 yards in 2013. The Miami, Fla., product hit the ground running for Louisville, playing in all 13 games as a freshman. Bridgewater was named Big East Rookie of the Year for his efforts, thus beginning the start of an illustrious career. Over his three years under center, Bridgewater's numbers constantly improved, as he completed a career-high 71 percent of his passes last season. The Cardinals ranked 16th in the country in total offense in 2013, and the junior's 3970 yards through the air placed him 10th in the NCAA. He finished fifth in the nation in passing efficiency with a 171.1 mark.

Bridgewater has already graduated from Louisville, and opted to turn professional after his junior season. His final game in a Louisville uniform proved memorable, as he went 35-for-45 for 447 yards and 3 TDs in a 36-9 whitewashing of Miami. He finished the year with 31 TDs to just four interceptions, the lowest total in his career.

Bridgewater is widely regarded as one of the top quarterbacks available in this year's draft, although is overall value as a prospect fluctuates with each publication.


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