NFL Draft Scouting Report: Anthony Richardson, Florida

Anthony Richardson became a star in high school, completing 37 passes and 41 carries for touchdowns during his career. He enrolled at Florida in 2020, appearing in the starting lineup just once in his first two seasons. Was the Gators' starting quarterback last year.

NFL Draft 2023 Scouting Report: QB Anthony Richardson, Florida.

Height: 6'4"

Weight: 244 lbs.

40 time: 4.43 seconds

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Anthony Richardson Stats

2,549 yards and 17 touchdowns passing, 654 yards and nine touchdowns passing

Anthony Richardson Scouting Report: Strenghts

  • Very athletic
  • speedy, agile
  • gains a lot of yards with scrambles
  • can drop tackles as a fullback, stacked as a linebacker
  • can throw on the move
  • has one of the strongest arms in the draft class
  • shows good accuracy on short passes

Anthony Richardson Scouting Report: Weaknesses

  • Has decision-making and speed issues
  • throwing mechanics are unstable
  • sometimes overplays the ball getting sacks 
  • limited playing experience

Anthony Richardson Scouting Report: Summary

One of the main beneficiaries of the scouting combine, but no less inconsistent quarterback. Very athletic, strong physically.

QB Anthony Richardson showed a very high level of play at times last season, and sometimes made just awful decisions. His arm allows him to make any shot he wants and he's generally pretty good in coverage schemes, although he occasionally misses open field goals. As for the takeaway game, there are no questions for him. His coaches will have to work on his shooting mechanics first.

If he can improve it, he'll improve his accuracy. Progress on that will allow Richardson to be counted on as a franchise quarterback.

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