"There's no knock (against him)," Mayock added. "His arm strength is what I thought it was. It's good. It's just not elite."
NFL.com's Daniel Jeremiah, a former NFL scout, wasn't as sold on Barkley's arm talent. "You just want to see a little more giddy up to use a baseball term," Jeremiah said. "You want to see a little more life on his fastball.
Terrific, another Philip Rivers minus the meat head.
You mean like Jamarcus Russell arm strength? Or Jeff George arm strength? No thanks. This kid has the it factor. And it starts with what those elite arms lacked. What is between his ears. 8 years as starter in a pro style offense.
Steelers 2014 Draft
1--Jake Matthews OT Texas A & M 2--Donte Moncrief WR Ole Miss 3-- -- Traded -- 4--Ed Reynolds FS Stanford 5--C.J. Fiedorowicz TE Iowa 6--Jordan Tripp ILB Montana 7--Marcus Williams CB North Dakota State