QB Tyree Jackson Had People “Gasping” During Senior Bowl Height Measurement

first_imgTyree Jackson throws a pass in a game for Buffalo.MOBILE, ALABAMA – DECEMBER 22: Tyree Jackson #3 of the Buffalo Bulls throws the ball during the first half of the Dollar General Bowl against the Troy Trojans on December 22, 2018 in Mobile, Alabama. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)Senior Bowl week has begun in Mobile, Alabama and that means it is time for a tradition unlike any other: height, weight and measurement season.As prospects’ height, weight, arm size and hand size are all officially measured, scouts and media alike get to dissect each set of numbers and pass judgment on whether or not they help or hurt a player’s draft status. If height was the sole factor in getting drafted, Buffalo’s Tyree Jackson might be the No. 1 overall pick.Jackson was MAC Offensive Player of the Year this season and is one of several star QBs participating in the Senior Bowl. He already made quite the impressions during weight-ins.According to WKBW’s Joe Buscaglia, an “audible gasp” was heard when Jackson measured in at 6-feet-7-inches.An audible gasp from some at the weigh-in when UB QB Tyree Jackson checked in at 6-foot-7 even.— Joe Buscaglia (@JoeBuscaglia) January 22, 2019Scouts love height in their quarterbacks, and good “measurables” in general. Jackson certainly seems to possess those.However, he enters draft season regarded as a bit of a project at quarterback. Many draft analysts expect Jackson will be a mid-to-late-round selection as a developmental quarterback.How he performs down in Mobile could shift his draft stock one way or another. It looks like Jackson passed the first test just by showing up.last_img