FCS: Top Quarterbacks Spring 2021


This is ProScoutsOnLine.com FCS: Top Quarterbacks Spring 2021; for the NCAA 2021 Spring Football Season.  This includes a list of 50 of the top NCAA passing yards leaders with their Rankings in 6 different statistical categories which determines the Overall Ratings for each player as shown below:


Also, highlighted below are the top three (3) Overall Rating quarterbacks among the FCS passing yard leaders.  In addition, shown below are links associated with the rankings and overall ratings for other positions as well.  Whereby, using the NCAA and the respective school statistics in determining the rankings and overall ratings for these players.


FCS: Top  Quarterbacks Spring 2021: Passing Yards Leaders:



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No. 1  Overall Rating –  Liam Welch – QB

(Sr.) Samford   

HT:  6′-2″  WT:  194  

Passing Yds:  2242  PCT:  68.2%

TD/INT:  12/5   EFFIC:  160.6% 

Rushing Yards:  303  Rushing TD:  4



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No. 2  Overall Rating – COLE JOHNSON – QB

(Sr.)  James Madison    

HT:  6′-5″  WT:  213  

Passing Yds:  1633  PCT:  65.6%

TD/INT:  11/7   EFFIC:  161.7% 

Rushing Yards:  81  Rushing TD:  2




No. 3  Overall Rating – Eric Schmid – QB

(Jr.)  Sam Houston   

HT:  6′-1″  WT:  180  

Passing Yds:  2808  PCT:  59.7%

TD/INT:  20/9   EFFIC:  147% 

Rushing Yards:  436  Rushing TD:  8



FCS Overall Ratings and Rankings:




Overall Rating (based on individual Rankings)

Individual Rankings (6 Groups)

Passing Yards (Group 1)

Pass Completion %, Passing Yards and Passing TD’s (Group 2)

     Pass TD’s, Passing Yards, Pass Completion %, Interceptions, and Rushing Yards         (Group 3)

Efficiency, Passing Yards, Passing TD’s, Interceptions, and Rushing Yards (Group 4)

Rushing Yards, Passing Yards, Interceptions, Passing TD’s, and Rushing TD’s (Group 5)

Height, Passing Yards, Pass Completion %, Passing TD’s, and Interceptions (Group 6)


The total points from each Ranking Group determines the Overall Rating for each player; where the lower total points have the higher rating.


This can be a helpful for coaches or scouts in evaluating players and/or by comparing other players under evaluation.  As well, by identifying overlooking and/or under-rating players.  Also, this is helpful in evaluating players according to their height.


Here are links to ProScoutsOnLine.com FCS Rankings and Overall Ratings for; Running Backs; Wide Receivers; Defensive Linemen; Defensive Backs, and Linebackers.




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