Austin Novosad

  • Pos QB
  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 200

Prospect Info

  • High School Dripping Springs
  • City Dripping Springs, TX
  • Exp 2023 - ...

Oregon Ducks

  • Jersey #16
  • Class SO

As a Prospect

  • Class 2023
  • Committed 12/21/2022
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H.S. Scouting Report

Evaluated 12/19/2022

Gabe Brooks 247Sports Scouting Analyst


2-3 Round Day 2

Good height and length with big hands and a lean, athletic frame. Should be able to add considerable mass. Physical upside is a plus.

Excels delivering from the pocket over the middle in the short-to-intermediate passing game. Has shown impressive ball placement consistency to multiple levels. Particularly dangerous hitting moving targets on slants and other inward-breaking routes.

Keeps the ball fairly high with a relatively overheard release. Ball gets out quickly enough. Generates encouraging throw power on the run.

Good athletic profile that includes experience in the 110-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles, and triple jump. Also owns solid combine testing data.

Enormous production across three full varsity seasons. Averaged about 275 passing yards per game across nearly three dozen contests from 2020-22.

Sometimes requires noticeable load-up to push the ball downfield. Will need over-the-middle intermediate velocity to translate to similar throws outside the numbers. Was not asked to run much in high school, but still can translate multi-sport athleticism better to QB position when required to run.

Considered among the top quarterbacks in Texas and nationally in the 2023 recruiting class. Projects as a high-major prospect and potential multi-year impact starter with a long-term ceiling that leads to serious NFL Draft consideration.

H.S. Athletic Background

Also competes in track and field.
Ran a 15.67 110-meter hurdles, a 40.78 300-meter hurdles, and triple jumped 42-7.5 as a junior in Spring 2022.
2022: As a senior, led Dripping Springs to a 12-2 record and the Texas 6A D-II state quarterfinals. Threw for 2,911 yards, 39 TDs, and five INTs while completing 64.5 percent of attempts.
2021: Texas District 12-5A-I Overall MVP as a junior. Led Dripping Springs to a 10-1 record and the Texas 5A D-I postseason's first round. Threw for 3,399 yards, 40 TDs, and nine INTs on a 63.6 completion percentage.
2020: Texas District 12-5A D-I Offensive Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore for a 9-4 Dripping Springs team that reached the Texas 5A D-I regional semifinals (third round). Threw for 2,887 yards, 36 TDs, and six INTs on a 61.9 completion percentage.

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