One site’s apparent disrespect for ASU quarterback Jayden Daniels continues.
As does it apparent love for Arizona quarterback Grant Gunnell.
Pro Football Focus recently released its grades for returning Pac-12 quarterbacks and Gunnell is No. 1 on its list at 81.5.
Daniels is No. 5 at 66.7.
Gunnell threw for nine touchdowns and had one pass intercepted last season.
He completed 66 percent of his passes for 1,239 yards.
He started just three games last season as a freshman in Tucson, splitting time with Khalil Tate.
Daniels threw for 2,973 yards and 17 touchdowns, with two interceptions, in his first season in Tempe.
He completed 60.7% of his passes.
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Pro Football Focus’ grades and rankings have a different methodology than many other sites.
It grades players not just on stats, but on other categories such as a quarterback’s decision-making, the accuracy of his passes and timing.
Pro Football Focus attempted to explain its rankings:
“This list is largely based upon the starting quarterback’s success …, but it is also affected by the situation around him with other quarterbacks on the roster who may have received snaps or sustained injuries. No list is ever 100% accurate, but with our wealth of data at our fingertips, we get as close as anyone can.”
It continued: “These rankings are based heavily on the individual player’s PFF grades for the season. The avoidance of negatively graded plays, the propensity for positively graded plays, the strength of competition