Josh Rosen has probably heard the comparisons to Aaron Rodgers before, and that will not change during his college career since he is going to the same conference as the former Super Bowl champ. The St. John Bosco (Belliflower, CA) quarterback put up great numbers during his junior season, and I would not be shocked to see him top those during his senior year.
His 39 to 7 TD-INT ratio was quite impressive for such a young signal caller, and he was able to do a bit of damage on the ground as well. He has sneaky speed and excellent height (6-foot-4) for the position.
“A lot went into the decision. I just had to know I wasn’t going to somewhere to just play football, but a university where I was going to be for another four years of my life,“ said Rosen to the Press-Telegram. “And ultimately I felt UCLA was the right decision for me.”
He is an excellent student, and so it should not come as a surprise that academics factored into his decision.
Rosen’s size is something that must have appealed to the UCLA Bruins, and he has enormous arm strength to boot. His athletic ability and quick mind are two of the factors that make him one of my favorites to win Pac-12 player of the year during his college career.
He has surprising versatility for a player so large and he is more than capable of making plays with his legs when the offensive line breaks down.