Draft Profile: QB Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama

By: Steve Johnson

Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Alabama

6’0″ 217

30 4/8″ arms. 10″ (left) 9 7/8″ (right) hands. 75 2/8″ wingspan.


D.O.B. 3/2/98

DNP 40 DNP″ Vert. DNP″ Broad Jump. DNP Bench Reps.

DNP 3 Cone Drill DNP 20 yard Shuttle


2017: 8 games. 49/77 for 636 yards. 11 TDs, 2 ints

2018: 15 games. 245/355 for 3966 yards. 43 TDs, 6 ints

2019: 9 games. 180/252 for 2840 yards. 33 TDs, 3 ints

Misc. Stats: 107 att, 340 yards, 9 TDs

Accolades: 2017 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, 2018 SEC Offensive Player of the Year, 2018 Maxwell Award, 2018 First-team All-SEC, 2018 Consensus All-American, 2018 CFP National Champion, 2018 Heisman Runner-Up, 2019 Second-team All-SEC,

Injuries: Hip injury in 2019 (prevented pre-draft workouts).

History: Five-star recruit from Honolulu. Attended Saint Louis School, a football powerhouse in Honolulu. Attended the 2016 Elite 11 Camp and Nike’s “The Opening” where he was named the MVP of both. Also participated in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl and the Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge.

Strengths: Well built and thick body. Quick release. Good zip on short to intermediate throws. Quick feet. A threat to run it. Natural improvising skills. Great character.

Weaknesses: Lacks ideal size. Injury concerns, dealt with some injuries throughout career. Was surrounded by talent at Alabama, had guys that could take slants to the house.


Evaluation based on games. SC 19′

Draft Projection: TBD

Phanaddict Draft Grade: TBD 

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