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Clayton Tune - QB Houston 2023 NFL Draft

Clayton Tune - QB Houston

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Tune was a three-star recruit after starring at Hebron High School in Texas. He played in five games as a true freshman in 2018 (59-117-50.4%, 795 yards, eight TDs, two INTs passing; 41-56-1.4, one TD rushing), starting the final two contests to replace the injured D'Eriq King. Tune took over as the starter for the final seven games of the 2019 season (106-179-59.2%, 1,533 yards, 11 TDs, nine INTs passing; 66-244-3.7, two TDs rushing). Tune started all eight games in 2020 (170-285-59.6%, 2,048 yards, 15 TDs, 10 INTs passing; 72-253-3.5, five TDs rushing). He started all 14 games in the team's 12-2 2021 season, passing for 3,546 yards and 30 touchdowns (287-421-68.2%, 10 INTs passing; 105-154-1.5, two TDs rushing). Tune was named the 2021 Birmingham Bowl MVP (26-40, 283 yards, two TDs passing; 43 rushing yards) in the team's win over Auburn. He excelled in his fifth season with the team, earning first-team All-American Athletic Conference honors (334-496-67.3%, 4,074 yards, 40 TDs, 10 INTs passing) and leading the team in rushing (128-544-4.3, five TDs). Tune was the Independence Bowl Offensive MVP (18-27-66.7%, 229 yards, three TDs passing; 11-55-5.0 rushing) in the win over Louisiana. He tied for third in the FBS in passing touchdowns, ranked sixth with 4,618 yards of total offense, and seventh in passing yards. Clayton's brother, Nathan, played quarterback at North Texas.

Scouting Report

Resilient in the face of adversity, Tune has proven that he can come back from slow starts and finish seasons strong. He's more of a snap-taker than playmaker. He's a full-field reader who needs plays to stay on time, as he lacks improvisational talent. Without a plus physical or athletic profile to lean on, Tune must learn to speed up his eyes, quiet his feet and improve his post-snap process to beat NFL defenses with timing and accuracy.

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