Does Ball Velocity Tell Us Anything About QB Success?
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In an age where medical records, Wonderlic scores and even questions/answers from private NFL combine interviews are leaked, an underdeveloped avenue of information related to the draft process is quarterback ball velocity. But does a measure of how fast a QB can throw a ball have any place in predicting a passer’s success? With the top four passers in the latest RotoViz Scouting Index all posting notable velocity numbers, that’s what I’ve been tasked to find out.