Clayton Tune Scouting Report

Background

NAME: Clayton Tune

POSITION: QB

SCHOOL: Houston

HEIGHT: 6’2″

WEIGHT: 215

CLASS: 5SR

HOMETOWN: Carrollton, TX

HIGH SCHOOL: Hebron

DOB: 11/23/1999

GAMES WATCHED: Temple, Tulane, Kansas, Texas Tech

Career Stats

  • 2018 (5 games): 59-117 passing (50.4%) for 795 yards, 8 TDs, and 2 INT; 41 carries for 53 yards (1.3 per carry) and 1 TD.
  • 2019 (7 games): 106-179 passing (59.2%) for 1,533 yards, 11 TDs, and 9 INT; 66 carries for 244 yards (3.7 per carry) and 2 TDs.
  • 2020 (8 games): 170-285 passing (59.6%) for 2,048 yards, 15 TDs, and 10 INT; 72 carries for 253 yards (3.5 per carry) and 5 TDs; 1 reception for 21 yards.
  • 2021 (14 games): 287-420 passing (68.3%) for 3,544 yards, 30 TDs, and 10 INT; 105 carries for 154 yards (1.5 per carry) and 2 TDs.
  • 2022 (13 games): 334-496 passing (67.3%) for 4,074 yards, 40 TDs, and 10 INT; 128 carries for 544 yards (4.3 per carry) and 5 TDs.

Biography

As a high school junior, Tune was the District 5-6A Offensive MVP, which propelled him to Houston. After starting 7 games as a sophomore in 2019, Tune took over as the full-time starter for the last three seasons. In that time, the signal caller has risen to 7th in program history in passing yards (7,926), 5th in passing touchdowns (64), and 8th in career completions (622). Tune was also put on the Dave Campbell All-State Second Team and finished as an Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Semifinalist.

Trait Grades

  • Arm Talent: 60 (Above Average)
  • Accuracy: 55 (Above Average)
  • Out of Structure: 60 (Above Average)
  • Pocket Presence: 60 (Above Average)
  • Decision Making: 55 (Above Average)
  • Mechanics: 55 (Above Average)
  • Touch/Placement: 60 (Above Average)
  • Progressions: 60 (Above Average)
  • Mobility: 60 (Above Average)
  • Size/Frame: 65 (Star)
  • Red Flags: 10/10 – none
  • Ceiling: 60 (Above Average)

Analysis

Clayton Tune is a really fun watch. His wheels are surprisingly good; he can make things happen with his legs when needed. He is willing and ready to scramble or take the ball directly from the backfield. He isn’t necessarily fast but he has good vision when running and finds green grass well. Tune can fit the ball into tight windows and hit downfield shots, but not consistently. His arm is strong and he puts great velocity on the ball. Tune’s biggest issues are his decision-making; he makes a fair few mistakes a game that normally end up being costly for Houston. Tune’s placement is top-tier when he’s on, but it is likewise inconsistent. I think Tune has all the traits to be an NFL QB however he is going to need some ironing out. Tune is good in the pocket and on quickly developing plays reads his progressions well; he is worse at reading progressions when the plays take longer to develop. I do think Tune is good enough out of structure when it comes to his legs, but not with his arm. If Tune can stay cool under pressure and make those tight window throws with consistency, the sky is the limit for him.

Final Grade: 7.18 (3rd)

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