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Tyler Wilson, Terrelle Pryor, or Matt Flynn?

Based purely on the numbers from their best college season, who would you pick?

CMP ATTS CMP% YDS AVG TDS LONG INTS RAT
1 210 323 65 2772 8.6 27 65 11 157.9
2 202 359 56.3 2407 6.7 21 71 11 125.8
3 277 438 63.2 3387 8.31 24 68 6 148.4

The first stats are from Terrelle Pryor's 2010 season.

The second are from Matt Flynn's 2007 season.

The final stats are from Tyler Wilson's 2011 season.

These are just college stats which often mean very little. For reference however, here are the 2011 stats for the rookie quarterbacks of 2012.

CMP ATTS CMP% YDS AVG TDS LONG INTS RAT
Wilson 225 309 72.8 3175 10.3 33 66 4 191.8
Luck 288 404 71.3 3517 8.7 37 62 10 169.7
RGIII 291 402 72.4 4293 10.7 37 87 6 189.5
Weeden 408 564 72.3 4727 8.4 37 67 13 159.8
Tannehill 327 531 61.6 3744 7.1 29 79 15 133.2

Statistics aside, I've lived in Ohio for a long time now, and I will be honest Terrelle Pryor never gave us Buckeye's fans anything to be overly excited about. The days of Troy Smith his predecessor were much better, and the days of his successor Braxton Miller are already off to a great start. Pryor was not a great quarterback in college, and I would be really surprised to see him change that in the NFL.

Based on statistics, I would say it would be a toss-up between Wilson and Pryor, but Flynn has NFL play to give him an advantage. I could not find exact stats from his "one game" against the Lions (A playoff team jockeying for position) with some of his starters sitting in a meaningless game so I have the stats for the 2011 season, and the same goes for Terrell's one game last season:

CMP ATTS CMP% YDS AVG TDS LONG INT RAT
Pryor 14 30 46.7 155 5.17 2 38 1 70.8
Flynn 33 49 67.3 518 10.57 6 80 2

124.8

Based on this information, I'd take Flynn any day. But it is way too early to tell, and the stat sheet does not tell everything. I'm all for Wilson getting to start as I believe he has the most potential to be a long-term answer, but may the best man win.

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