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2023 NFL Draft Diamonds Scouting Report: Kyle Vantrease, QB, Georgia Southern

Kyle Vantrease has been a prolific, confident passer for Georgia Southern this season, throwing for almost 4000 yards. He proved to be an immediate impact as a transfer from Buffalo. Hula Bowl scout Joel Titus breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of Vantrease as an NFL Prospect in his report.
Kyle Vantrease has been a prolific, confident passer for Georgia Southern this season, throwing for almost 4000 yards. He proved to be an immediate impact as a transfer from Buffalo. Hula Bowl scout Joel Titus breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of Vantrease as an NFL Prospect in his report.

Player Data

Name, Jersey #Kyle Vantrease, #6
School (Code)GASO
DOB, Class Yr8/20/1998, 6SR
Height, Weight6020e, 225e
40 Yd Dash4.90e
Arms, Hands3112e, 0958e
Position/DepthQB/1st
Honors/Captainship2022 All-Sun Belt Third Team
Led Sun Belt Conference in passing yards in 2022
Season Viewed (yr)2022
Games WatchedVAJM, @SCCC, ALSO
Scout Name / DateJoel Titus/ 12-12-22

Per Year Stats (Most Recent First)

2022558 att., 342 cmps., 3895 pass yds, 25 pass TDs, 15 INTs
2021262 att., 161 cmps, 1861 pass yds, 8 pass TDs, 6 INTs
2020154 att., 96 cmps, 1326 pass yds, 7 pass TDs, 3 INTs
2019172 att., 101 cmps, 1193 pass yds, 8 pass TDs, 2 INTs
20189 att., 4 cmps, 20 pass yds
201757 att., 25 cmps, 355 pass yds, 2 pass TDs, 2 INTs

Player Summary:

Transfer from NYBU. 6th year senior. Slight and short stature. A smaller traditional QB that will only scramble under pressure. Displays sufficient instincts, makes good enough decisions. Shows ordinary physical toughness on tape. Subpar AA. Only capable of short scrambles and rarely eludes or sheds blitzers. Shows marginal speed and burst. Shows subpar strength. Escaping a rusher is challenging for him with those two traits. In general, he makes good decisions with his arm. He likes to be aggressive over the middle in his decision making processing. He shows sufficient anticipation particularly in intermediate and deep situations. Shows average ability to deal with clutch situations. Ball security is subpar and throws a great amount of interceptable passes with his accuracy ability. His run ability is marginal, only consistently able to scramble forward for short yardage at a time. Struggles to shed rushers in the pocket with that ability. With his mechanics, he displays a sufficient delivery in his upper half. Shows sufficient arm strength. His delivery is a non-issue. Shows average delivery speed, He shows sloppy subpar mechanics particularly with his lower half. Gets happy feet in collapsing pockets. His ability to throw on the run is marginal, struggling with his accuracy. Overall, his accuracy is sufficient. He shows average accuracy in the middle of the field and subpar accuracy outside the numbers. Shows good short accuracy. Shows average deep accuracy. Has good moments of touch with his deep accuracy. Shows sufficient accuracy versus pressure. On the move, he shows below-average accuracy. Displays subpar intermediate accuracy.

Scheme Fit:

Pass first, pocket QB

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Power Statement:

A confident pass first, yet undersized QB with some solid accuracy and touch.

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