Blake Bortles RUMORS & NEWS

Blake Bortles

Position QB
Height 0'0"
Weight 227 lbs
Birthplace Oviedo, Florida
Current Team UCF
  • Oakland Raiders have QB prospect Blake Bortles in for visit

    Contra Costa Times "The Raiders' interest in quarterback prospects for this year's NFL draft conitinues, as evidenced by their meeting with Central Florida's Blake Bortles on Monday. Bortles is regarded by many as the top quarterback in next month's draft. The Raiders have the No. 5 pick, which means Bortles might..." April 15

  • Bortles receives high praise from ESPN draft experts

    Houston Chronicle "Two of ESPN’s draft experts, Ron Jaworski and Todd McShay, were among those singing the praises of quarterback Blake Bortles after his pro day on the Central Florida campus. “I was really impressed,” said Jaworski, a former NFL quarterback. “On a scale of 1 to 10 today, I’d say a 10. He was..." March 20

  • Bortles impresses Texans brass, NFL pundits at his pro day

    Houston Chronicle "Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles impressed a contingent of NFL people, including Texans coach Bill O’Brien and general manager Rick Smith, at his pro day inside the Nicholson Fieldhouse. Bortles (6-5, 232 at the combine) made every throw during a workout that lasted about 30..." March 19

  • NFL teams are asking Blake Bortles awkward questions about his girlfriend

    USA Today "Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles is one of the top prospects in the upcoming NFL draft. The 2014 Fiesta Bowl MVP is pegged to go anywhere from No. 1 overall to late in the first round, meaning his combine performance and interviews will go a long way in determining his draft fate. So what..." February 27

  • Jets meet with Central Florida QB Bortles

    New York Post "Competition for Geno Smith? According to ESPN New York, the Orlando Sentinel reported Monday the Jets met with Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles at the NFL Scouting Combine. The Jets, who own the 18th pick in the draft, were one of eight teams to interview the 6-foot-4..." February 25

  • Texans coach Bill O'Brien eager to see more of Blake Bortles at NFL combine

    Orlando Sentinel "Texans coach Bill O'Brien said he looks forward to seeing more of former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles during the NFL Scouting Combine. O'Brien addressed the obvious — his many connections to Bortles — during his press conference at the combine Friday. O'Brien was coaching at Penn State..." February 21

  • Former UCF QB Blake Bortles will throw at NFL Scouting Combine

    Orlando Sentinel "Former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles will throw at the NFL Scouting Combine this weekend in Indianapolis. Bortles posted on Twitter, “Dreamt [sic] about combine since I was a kid! Fired up to compete in all aspects of it, especially throwing!” He confirmed in a text message to the Orlando..." February 19

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Central Florida QB Blake Bortles says that he will throw at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

  • Texans “initially leaning” toward Manziel or Bortles

    Pro Football Talk "With the Super Bowl in the books, the offseason speculation can officially begin. So other than the Seahawks having a parade this week, that means all eyes will be on the Texans, the owners of the first pick in the draft. Their need for a quarterback to replace Matt Schaub seems obvious, and..." February 04

  • NFL Draft rumors: Texans HC Bill O’Brien favors Blake Bortles

    Fansided "The Houston Texans are expected to target a quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, so they will need to decide which of the top quarterback prospects they prefer at the top of the draft Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater, Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M and Central Florida’s..." January 30

  • Will Blake Bortles Be A Franchise Quarterback in the NFL?

    Rant Sports "The 2014 NFL Draft is filled with players looking to make it big at the next level. Among those players, Blake Bortles, a quarterback out of the University of Central Florida, has become one of the more hyped up players in this draft class. Many are impressed with Bortles’ lively arm and..." January 30

2014 NFL Draft Projections

# Team Player School/Team
1 Texans Blake Bortles UCF
2 Rams* Greg Robinson Auburn
3 Jaguars Jadeveon Clowney South Carolina
4 Browns Johnny Manziel Texas A&M
5 Raiders Sammy Watkins Clemson
6 Falcons Khalil Mack Buffalo
7 Buccaneers Mike Evans Texas A&M
8 Vikings Teddy Bridgewater Louisville
9 Bills Eric Ebron North Carolina
10 Lions Justin Gilbert Oklahoma State

Draft order yet to be confirmed. Pick order based on current standings.


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