Brett Rypien

Boise St

HT- 6’2” WT- 203 lbs
DOB- 7/9/1996
Year- Senior
Recruit- 4 Star
Grade- 79
NFL Comp- Kirk Cousins
Games Scouted- @ Troy (2018), @ Oklahoma State (2018), Vs BYU (2018),
Injury History- None (+1).
Accolades- 1st Team All-MW (2015-16, 2018), 2nd Team All-MW (2017), MW Freshman of the Year (2015), MW Offensive Player of the Year (2018).


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – JAN 14: Brett Rypien (4) of Boise State throws the ball downfield during the East-West Shrine Game Practice on January 14, 2019, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL. (Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Arm Talent: Limited arm talent. Has a really nice touch on his passes, often times lacks the necessary zip. Struggles to throw across the field. Sweet spot appears to be deep in the middle of the field. 15/20.

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Accuracy: Accurate at times, misses at others. Very inconsistent in the short to intermediate routes. Tends to hit the deep ball. Will miss wide open receivers. 12/18.

Field Vision: Seems to see the field very well. Relies too much on pre snap reads, wasn’t asked to go through progressions often. Will try to force the ball sometimes, based on his pre snap read. 11/15.

Release: Quick release. Nice form and mechanics when throwing the ball. Plant and windup moves simultaneously. Ball comes out at a good point. 13/15.

Pocket Movement: Moves in the pocket well. Struggles under pressure. Has a decent ability to extend plays. 10/12.

Mobility: Fairly mobile QB. Used rarely in QB runs. Scrambles safely and protects his body from unnecessary hits. 8/10.

Leadership: Not certain that he is the leader. Might rely on other players around him. 6/10.

Overall: Rypien has a lot of potential to be a good NFL starter. Although Boise State’s track record of producing NFL type QB’s isn’t good, Rypien can certainly be the face to change that. If he gets a chance to sit for a year or two and learn, Rypien could find himself having a fine NFL career. 75/100.

Personality Assessment:

Face of a franchise material. Handles himself with the media well, love his positivity and attitude. (+3).


Career: 50 Games, 1617 Att, 1013 Comp, 64 Comp%, 13,578 Yds, 8.4 YPA, 90 TDs, 29 INTs, 149.3 Eff Rating.

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