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Derek Engel

Class of 2021

Pro Style

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  • Grapevine High School
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  • Grapevine, TX
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  • Class of 2021
Football is my one true passion and consider the game a significant part of my development as a person, teammate and friend.


Height: 6'4"

Weight: 202 lbs.

Pro Style

GPA: 4.65

SAT: 1130

Evaluation Scores

Size: 9.42

Footwork: 9.34

Accuracy: 9.38

Poise: 9.48

Arm Strength: 9.40

Pocket Presence: 9.42

Release: 9.44

Decision Making: 9.42

Throw on Run: 9.38

Touch: 9.40

Score: 94.08

Scouting Report

Derek has excellent size for a 2021 Pro Style QB at 6’4” 202 lbs. A very tall presence in the backfield, able to see the entire field. Shows very good footwork and agility for a QB of his size. Should be college ready in size when entering the collegiate level, adding more bulk to his frame.
His throws are made with sharp precision, able to hit his receivers while in stride. Quick hitting throws made over the middle with a compact delivery. Tight trajectory throws made at long range. Threw for a 74% completion rate.
Effortless throws made at long range. With Derek's size comes arm strength. He can make every throw expected of him. Increased accelerated arm motion, allows for throws made with high velocity at the short and intermediate range. Solid vertical passing game, with strong throws that extend the field.
He’s an over the top passer with an over the top delivery and fully extended arm motion. Shows very good footwork prior to release.
He displays quickness and speed getting to the outside and is very good at picking up potential targets.
Classified as a Pro Style QB but can take the ball in on running plays when needed. He’s a long stride runner who can pick up chunks of yardage in a hurry. Shows good footwork on his dropbacks and prior to set up.
Derek displays very good awareness of defensive pressure around him, able to create added space for himself within the pocket. Very confident in his QB abilities, able to lead his team downfield.
Good sense of the traffic around him while keeping focused on the play. Solid footwork on his dropbacks and setups.
He’s a quick thinking QB who’s capable of reading the defense and locating his best option receiver. Works well through his progressions.
His does a nice job making the right adjustments on the velocity of his throws, creating a softer touch when needed.Tight trajectory at long range.
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