Colin Cowherd: “There is a real thing called ‘Quarterback Face’. Often the best quarterbacks in the league have been really handsome. Yes, you’re looking for an arm, and a guy who started three years in college, but NFL scouts are looking for that ‘Quarterback Face’ and a certain level of confidence. Jimmy Garoppolo has the best ‘Quarterback Face’ in the league. He reminds me of a young Tom Brady with that ‘IT’ factor, and that ‘IT’ factor was always confidence. Third down is not only the ‘money down’ in the NFL but it’s also the CONFIDENCE down and Garoppolo is great on third down. He plays cocky and goes for it. If you looked like Jimmy G and walked into rooms from 15 years old until 28 years old, you would feel pretty damn good about yourself and turn heads. On the playground at recess in seventh grade, who gets the ball? The popular boy who the girls think is really cute and the guys think is cool. It’s called quarterback face.” (Full Video Above)
Listen to Colin Cowherd rave over San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo’s red hot affair on Thursday Night Football that saw Garoppolo throw for four touchdowns and a passer rating of 136.9 in the 49ers 28-25 victory over the Arizona Cardinals.
Colin says Garoppolo, who now ranks 7th in the league in QBR, has that ‘IT’ factor that Colin also saw in a young Tom Brady in the early 00’s.
And how did the two attain that ‘IT’ factor? CONFIDENCE. Colin says NFL scouts look for something called ‘Quarterback Face’ – a certain type of physical attribute that elicits the type of charisma that all NFL quarterbacks need to succeed.
Colin says it’s no coincidence that some of the best quarterbacks in NFL history have often been the most handsome player on the team, as Colin says it takes individuals brimming with confidence to be able to play the quarterback position.
Check out Colin’s 'Quarterback Face' theory above.