Small School Standout Pat Devlin On The Radar

To his credit, Pat Devlin doesn’t make Delaware’s upcoming season about himself. The senior is expected to be the first FCS quarterback taken in the 2011 NFL Draft, with current projections suggesting around the third round, but he has only team goals in mind. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound Devlin could have been Penn State’s starting quarterback this fall had he not grown dissatisfied while sitting behind Darryl Clark and having to wait until the job opened up this fall. He transferred to Delaware after the 2008 season. Devlin, strong, accurate and possessing a quick release, had a strong junior season last fall, leading the CAA in passing yards per game (242.18) and total offense per game (253.7), while finishing second in passing rating (139.12). He completed 220-of-344 passes for 2,664 yards and 16 touchdowns, while throwing nine interceptions, and set a school record with 42 completions against FCS

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