Gamecocks soccer: Professional Soccer focus ranks Jake Bentley


Jake Bentley digs ‘Again in Black’

College of South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley noodles out an air-guitar riff whereas stretching to the AC/DC tune, “Again in Black”. The Gamecocks introduced not too long ago a tribute to the 1984 soccer crew and a black jersey for the season.

College of South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley noodles out an air-guitar riff whereas stretching to the AC/DC tune, “Again in Black”. The Gamecocks introduced not too long ago a tribute to the 1984 soccer crew and a black jersey for the season.

South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley has constructed up quite a dataset in college.

Two and a half years of school soccer yields a variety of performs, and that information, particularly the previous yr, contributes to Pro Football Focus’ rating all 130 beginning quarterbacks heading into the 2019 season.

The Gamecocks passer was ranked 33rd in the country, behind Hawaii’s Cole McDonald and Penn State’s Sean Clifford, who has all of seven profession passing makes an attempt. The rating is available in half type play-by-play information and takes into accout the scenario behind every starter to a level.

“Talking of veteran signal-callers, Bentley has manned the ship at South Carolina for the previous three seasons, averaging a profession 7.5 yards per try,” PFFs’ Cam Mellor wrote. “Gone are a few of his playmakers from yr’s previous however Bentley is each bit pretty much as good a quarterback irrespective of who he’s throwing to. When focusing on extensive receivers, he’s seen a 100.9 and when focusing on working backs, he’s seen a passer ranking of 103.zero.”

Bentley is coming off a season during which he threw for three,171 yards, 27 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. That’s the third-most yards and second-most TDs in program historical past.

With one season left, he’s 2,568 yards and 7 touchdowns from this system’s general information.

Bentley was thrown into the hearth as a real freshman and had held the job ever since. He led the crew to 9 wins in 2017 and 7 final season.

That rating of 33rd places him seventh within the SEC behind the likes of Kelly Bryant (Missouri), Kellen Mond (Texas A&M) and Jarrett Guarantano (Tennessee).

The reason of the rankings is right here: “Combing by our play-by-play information advert nauseam, these rankings consider a quarterback’s PFF grade each from final season, and all different subsequent units of information that we’ve got on their time in school. The listing tasks these gamers because the starter however can also be influenced by the scenario behind the projected beginning quarterback if he have been to overlook any period of time going ahead.”