Gut Reaction: Broncos draft Zac Dysert with pick #234

No, Chris Mortensen, Zac Dysert is not like John Elway.  Let's just calm the hell down.

Zac Dysert is a seventh-round draft pick for a reason.  Sure, the kid has a good arm and a quick release.  Sure, he's mobile and throws well on the run.  I'll even grant you that Dysert should have been drafted two or three rounds earlier.  In fact, the Broncos got a lot of value right here.

But he's got a long way to go before he's reading pro defenses and playing from under center. Hell, he's still got to go through Brock Osweiler.

Here's his tape against Ohio State from last year.  He didn't exactly light it up:

To be fair, Dysert's wideouts dropped a lot of passes here, so this tape isn't as bad as it seems.  His biggest problem is that he didn't perform well in the Senior Bowl, which, unfortunately, gets way too much weight in the minds of scout and teams.

Again, he's got a nice release, strong arm, mobility, and, it appears, some moxie to him.  What I like about him most, though, is his resemblance to Jeff Spicoli in this photo:

His talents are enough to get him onto the roster; his looks are enough to solidify him as the #3 quarterback.

Should Brock Osweiler be worried?  No, but he'd better not get complacent.  Zac "Spicoli" Dysert isn't coming in to just hang.

I’m glad we had this talk.  Now, vaya con Dios, Brah.

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