Former Wisconsin Badger one of 2024 NFL draft’s most athletic prospects

Former Wisconsin quarterback Tanner Mordecai is one of the most athletic prospects entering the 2024 NFL draft.

The one-year starter with the Badgers did not receive an invite to the NFL combine, although did go through extensive workouts and measurements at Wisconsin’s pro day last Friday.

The result: an RAS score of 9.69 — mostly thanks to an elite 4.48-second 40-yard dash, 36.5-inch vertical jump and 9-foot-11 broad jump.

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Mordecai’s athletic comparisons at the position: Robert Griffin III (Baylor), Geno Smith (West Virginia), Tyrod Taylor (Virginia Tech), Kordell Stewart (Colorado) and Taysom Hill (BYU).

The NFL hopeful recorded 2,066 yards, nine touchdowns and four interceptions with the Badgers in 2023 despite missing several games with a hand injury. He rushed for 302 yards and four touchdowns on 90 carries.

Mordecai is projected as a late-round selection or post-draft free agent signing. His impressive numbers could see that stock rise as teams search for an athletic difference-maker at the position.

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