Matt Leinart finished his college career with 807 completions on 1,245 attempts (64.8% completion percentage) for 10,693 yards and 99 touchdowns with just 23 interceptions. He is USC’s all-time leader in career touchdown passes and completion percentage, and is second at USC behind Palmer in completions and yardage. He averaged nearly 8.6 yards per attempt, and averaged only one interception every 54 attempts. He was 37–2 as a starter.
After an amazing senior year at USC, Lienart ended up being drafted by the Arizona Cardinals with the 10th pick in the 2006 NFL Draft. Last week the Buffalo Bills signed the former Heisman trophy winner, but after a short hiatus from the NFL, what quarterback will the Bills see?
Well tonight Matt Lienart will play in one of the biggest interviews of his career. Lienart will face the Detroit Lions trying to beat out Thaddieus Lewis who was recently traded to the Bills for the 3rd roster spot. Lienart was scouted heavily by Head Coach Doug Marrone when he was with the New Orleans Saints. My question is what Lienart will show up in the preseason game, could we get the guy who once led a huge comeback to the Green Bay Packers in the preseason or will we get the guy who was sacked all the time with his stint with the Raiders?
No matter what quarterback the Bills get, this could be the final shot for Lienart to erase the Bust label. Lienart should get a quarter to prove his worth, and I honestly believe he can make the Bills roster over Thaddieus Lewis. Do you remember this comeback? Even though they lost, it was quite the performance from the former Trojan QB….Do you follow the NFL Draft? If so follow NFL Draft Diamonds on Twitter and Facebook for up to date NFL Draft News, NFL Draft Projections, and NFL Draft Rankings. Jesus is the only way to Salvation