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Ball State QB Keith Wenning "is drawing a good amount of interest from teams," according to draft insider Tony Pauline.

Wenning has had eight visits and another eight workouts, according to Pauline. He's been hosted by the Vikings, Packers, Ravens, Rams and Patriots, and performed a private workout for the Browns. Wenning has career backup upside, but has a decent probability of sticking on a roster, which is why he'll probably go in Round 6 or 7.
Apr 19 - 12:14 AM

Ball State QB Keith Wenning worked out for the Ravens on Tuesday and has two upcoming meetings scheduled, according to National Football Post's Aaron Wilson.

He'll talk with Vikings' management on Wednesday, and hop over to that squad's greatest rivals when he speaks with the Packers the next day. Wenning has a chance to carve out a career as a backup, but that's about the extent of his upside. He won't be able to pop the top off the defense, but could potentially, in a pinch, move the sticks with short-to-intermediate completions. He doesn't make a ton of mistakes, which is why you might hear his name called in Rds. 6 or 7.
Apr 15 - 6:05 PM

Ball State QB Keith Wenning worked out for the Jaguars on Wednesday, according to NFL.com's Gil Brandt.

The Browns, along the general manager ray Farmer, will work out Wenning next. The Ball State passer has nine total workouts scheduled, with the Patriots being another. Wenning is at his best in the short to intermediate areas, climbing the pocket and finding the right place to go with the football. He is a sixth-rounder at best.
Apr 2 - 12:48 PM

Ball State junior WR Willie Snead recorded a forty time of 4.51 seconds at the school's pro day, according to Eric Galko of Optimum Scouting.

"Some Pro Day information last night on the Ball State Pro Day. WR Willie Snead ran a 4.51, improved from 4.62 in Indy. 21 scouts attended," Galko tweeted. Last season, the 5-foot-11,195 pound Snead had 106 receptions for 1,516 and 15 touchdowns - all single-season school records. Snead was a first-team all-Mid-American Conference selection and was a semifinalist for the Biletnikoff Award. Snead is definitely a draft sleeper who has the ability to contribute at the next level. He could have his name called on day 3 of the draft or could go possibly go undrafted.
Mar 28 - 11:17 AM

Ball State named Kevin Kelly as defensive coordinator.

Kelly resigned as Georgetown's head football coach to accept the position, ending an eight-year tenure in which he went 24-63. Kelly was named Patriot League coach of the year in 2011 when the Hoyas finished 8-3. Defensive coordinator Rob Sgarlata will act as Georgetown's interim head coach while the school searches for Kelly's long-term successor.
Feb 3 - 6:21 PM

Ball State senior QB Keith Wenning has been the most impressive quarterback during Shrine Game practices, according to NFL.com's Bucky Brooks.

Wenning "threw the ball with better zip and velocity" than teammates Keith Price (Washington) and Tommy Rees (Notre Dame). "Wenning also stood out with his accuracy and ball placement," Brooks wrote. "He connected on a handful of curls and dig routes that showcased his anticipation, and a completion on a deep crosser highlighted his touch." On the second day of practices, according to Brooks, Wenning "continued to be the headliner of the class by showing consistent ball placement and accuracy on throws in drills" and flashed "superior anticipation and awareness releasing the ball well before his receivers make breaks." If Wenning keeps this up, scouts will have no choice but to upgrade their grades on him.
Source: NFL.com
Jan 15 - 9:52 AM

Ball State senior QB Keith Wenning measured 6 feet two and 3 eighths of an inch and weighed in at 219 pounds at the East-West Shrine Game.

Wenning's path to a superior draft slot would have been easier if he'd measured in at his listed height of 6-foot-3. Wenning was a four-year starter for the no-huddle, pro-style Cardinals. He spent the fall semester ridiculing Ball State's career passing records, completing 319-of-498 passes for 4,148 yards, 35 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Wenning makes quick decision and gets the ball into the hands of the correct receiver with good velocity and placement in the short to intermediate game. At the very least, he should be a capable NFL backup.
Jan 14 - 10:06 AM

Ball State junior WR Willie Snead will enter the 2014 NFL Draft.

Snead started 29 games during his career at Ball State, totaling 223 receptions for 2,991 yards and 26 touchdowns. Head coach Pete Lembo utilized a multiple wide receiver offense that targets receivers int he short to intermediate game. Snead is a bit of a surprise, however, and might not be drafted.
Jan 8 - 10:06 AM

Ball State senior QB Keith Wenning accepted an invitation to play in the East-West Shrine Game.

Wenning made a mockery of most of Ball State's passing records this season, completing 296-of-454 passes for 3,933 yards with 34 touchdowns and six interceptions. Often overshadowed in the MAC by Northern Illinois' Jordan Lynch, Wenning will leave school as the Cardinals' career leader in passing yards, passing touchdowns, pass completions and pass attempts. He's a quick decision maker who gets the ball into the hands of the correct receiver with good velocity and placement in the short to intermediate game.
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 03:58:00 PM

Wake Forest athletic director Ron Wellman interviewed Ball State coach Pete Lembo for the school's head coaching vacancy on Thursday, according to Sports Illustrated.

SI.com also reports that Wellman is checked into a Muncie, Ind. hotel room. Lembo, who is 25-12 in three years at Ball State, is the favorite to land the Wake job. Jim Grobe resigned from his post after 13 seasons.
Thu, Dec 5, 2013 11:02:00 PM

Ball State senior QB Keith Wenning completed 27 of 33 attempts for 445 yards and six touchdowns in a 55-14 win over Miami (OH).

Wenning has intrigued evaluators thanks to his ability to get the ball in the hands of the correct receiver in a timely manner. He is very efficient and displays good velocity and placement in the short to intermediate game.
Fri, Nov 29, 2013 06:03:00 PM

CBS Sports' Jeremy Fowler and Bruce Feldman report Ball State head coach Pete Lembo has UConn's "attention" in regards to their head coaching job.

Feldman is also hearing UCLA offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone and Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi could be in play for the job. "There is also one other veteran head coach's name I've heard from a few sources intrigued by the UConn job," Feldman adds. Lembo, an offensive minded head coach, has been on a steady rise since his days at Elon.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 10:03:00 AM

CBS Sports' Jeremy Fowler spoke with one NFL scout who has been impressed with Ball State senior QB Keith Wenning's placement.

The scout admits it is hard to scout quarterbacks versus MAC defenses and spread-out game. Wenning runs Pete Lembo's offense effectively thanks to accuracy and velocity in the short to intermediate game. The senior quarterback completed 35 of 49 attempts for 324 yards, one touchdown, and one interception in the school's loss to NIU.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 10:43:00 AM

Ball State senior QB Keith Wenning completed 20 of 29 attempts for 299 yards and four touchdowns in a 44-24 win over Central Michigan.

Wenning is a great quarterback for Pete Lembo's offense, displaying comfort in the pocket and an ability to work hi/lo reads to hit receivers at multiple levels of the defense. He has plenty of velocity in the short to intermediate areas and shows nice touch on downfield passes.
Thu, Nov 7, 2013 10:04:00 AM

Ball State senior QB Keith Winning completed 25 of 35 attempts for 240 yards and five touchdowns in the school's 42-24 win over Akron.

Wenning could be this year's Matt McGloin, meaning a quarterback who goes undrafted that makes a roster as a No. 2 of 3. The Ball State passer is very efficient and has velocity in the short to intermediate game. Expect to hear about him at the East-West Shrine Game.
Sat, Oct 26, 2013 04:05:00 PM


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