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Jason Gesser

QB | (6-0, 205, 4.85) | Washington State
By Pro Football Weekly

Notes: Listed 40 time is from spring 2002 and prior to injury as a senior. Redshirted in 1998. Played in six games and started once in '99. Started the first nine games in 2000 before fracturing his left fibula vs. Oregon. Started every game and was a second-team All-Pacific-10 pick in '01, behind first-team selection Joey Harrington. Completed 48-of-95 for 445 yards with no touchdowns and three interceptions in 1999; 128-246-1,967-16-10 in 2000; and 199-375-3,010-26-13 in '01, when he led the Pac-10 in passing yardage and total offense. Suffered a high-ankle sprain Nov. 23 against Washington but started every game in '02. Completed 236-402-3,408-28-13. Right knee and ankle injury kept him from working out for scouts at the Combine.

Positives: Overachiever who seems to find a way to get it done. Responds well to pressure and is even at his best in the clutch. Accurate on short and intermediate throws. Is very tough and at times reckless.

Negatives: Doesn't have NFL size or arm strength and lost quickness and elusiveness in '02 when he was up from 195 pounds to 204. Can be too fearless for his own good and doesn't always show the best judgment.

Summary: Sort of a poor man's Jake Plummer who must improve his timing, accuracy, touch and judgment.

* Player biographies are provided by Pro Football Weekly.