At 6-4, 218 pounds, Rosen has prototypical NFL size. His athleticism dating back to his days as a top-tier youth tennis player was on display from the time he became UCLA’s first true freshman quarterback to start a season-opener in 2015. Rosen also is more NFL-ready than some of his peers from having played in a pro-style offense with the Bruins.
As for the negatives, maturity questions surround Rosen based upon anecdotes, comments he has made in the media and the perception that he may be too smart for his own good. To his credit, the kid who had a hot tub installed in his dorm room as a freshman is aware he must convince interested teams that he is growing up.
That topic generated headlines last summer when Rosen told Bleacher Report that academics and college football “don’t go together.”
“You don’t have any other distractions (in the NFL),” said Rosen, an economics major who received honorable mention on the 2017 Pac 12 All-Academic football team. “You don’t have school, you don’t have all that stuff. You have an agent and a money manager where youbasically deflect everything thatpossibly get into your head. Youjust focus on football.
“The contract extension for Bob is most deserving as he continues to lead and improve our football team. It is also important for our entire organization to ensure stability as we move forward with Matt as our new head coach working in partnership with Bob,” Lions president NFL Jerseys Authentic Rod Wood said in a statement. “Moreover, I greatly enjoy my relationship and partnership with Bob. We both look forward to a bright future for the Detroit Lions.”
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“Thank you to Mrs. Ford, her family, and Rod Wood for their continued support and belief in my ability to lead this football team,” Quinn said in a statement. “My goals and vision remain unchanged, and I will continue to work diligently at improving this team and every facet of the football operation.
“Coach Patricia and I will always work in close concert on any and all football-related matters. That process is underway as our coaching and player personnel staffs are collectively preparing for the roster building phase of the offseason.”