Jake Garcia

  • Pos QB
  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 203

Prospect Info

  • High School Grayson
  • City Whittier, CA
  • Exp 2024 - ...

East Carolina Pirates

  • Jersey #11
  • Class R-SO

As a Transfer

247Sports Transfer Rankings

86

As a Prospect

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H.S. Scouting Report

2 evaluations

Evaluated 12/30/2020

Andrew Ivins
Andrew Ivins Director of Scouting

Projection

4-7 Round Day 3

Comparison

Jarrett Stidham Las Vegas Raiders

Sturdy frame. Checks the desired boxes when it comes to height and hand size. A confident decision maker that is capable of getting the ball to all different levels of the field. Owns a tight, effortless release. Velocity is a strength at this stage in his development. Understands how to use trajectory to his advantage. Willing to challenge defensive backs and fire into tight windows. Rather clean footwork in the pocket. Will locate hot reads, but also try to find his second and third progressions, even in the face of the rush. Not billed as a runner, but elusive enough to execute the read option and move the chains with his legs once a play breaks down. Must cut down on the mistakes at the next level like bad interceptions and get more consistent on a week-to-week basis. One of the more well-traveled quarterback recruits in recent years having attended five different high schools in a four-year span. Managed, however, to quickly learn multiple offensive systems and help lead his team to a state title as a senior playing in one of the Peach State’s highest classifications. Projects as a starter at the Power 5 level. Could be a game manager, but has the tools to be the focal point of an offense. NFL upside.

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H.S. Athletic Background

2023 (Sophomore): Did not appear for the Tigers.

Before Mizzou:

Transfer played his first two seasons at Miami.
Played in the season opener of his true-freshman campaign in 2021 against Central Connecticut State (Spet. 25), before suffering season-ending injury.
Saw action in eight games during his redshirt freshman campaign in 2022, completing 68-of-115 passes for 803 yards and five touchdowns.
Earned his first collegiate start in a victory at Virginia (Oct. 29).
High School:

Consensus four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals.
Rated as the No. 2 pocket passer, No. 2 player in Georgia, and No. 18 overall player by ESPN in his class.
Selected to the Under Armour All-America Game.
Threw for nearly 6,000 yards and over 50 touchdowns in four varsity seasons.
Yielded offers from over two-dozen power five programs, including Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Nebraska, Ohio State, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, USC, among others.

Skills

  • - Arm Strength 9
  • - Intangibles 8
  • - Delivery 8
  • - Accuracy 8
  • - Pocket Presence 7
  • - Mobility 7
  • - Size 7
  • - Outside the pocket 6
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