However, when he knows where he is going with the football he can really plant off his back foot, transfer his weight and stride into targets and showcase the ability to put the ball on receivers in a hurry in the intermediate pass game and can put the ball on a line. Doesn't spin the cleanest of footballs, however, which does cause some of his passes to tail on him, especially down the field. Is a stiff, limited athlete who struggles to buy time for himself in the pocket, is limited on the move and doesn't decipher information real quickly once he feels pressure. His eyes have a tendency to go down and he isn't real effective when asked to improvise. Lacks a great feel of the offense, is limited to reading only one side of the field and struggles to work his eyes and progressions past a two-man, high/low read.
Impression: Is a decent thrower of the football when he can step into throws and pre-determine where he is going with it. But doesn't spin it cleanly down the field, lacks great accuracy and timing and struggles to quickly decipher information in the face of pressure. A camp arm at best."
Positive: Patient pocket passer with above-average arm strength. Buys time for receivers, displays a sense of timing, and effectively hits targets as they leave their breaks. Zips the short passes, puts touch on throws when necessary, and effectively hits receivers in stride. Sells ball fakes, effectively controls the offense, and remains poised under the rush.
Negative: Tends to gather himself before releasing the ball. Must improve his accuracy on fade patterns. Makes some dangerous throws into coverage on occasion.
Analysis: La Secla is a skilled quarterback who's been hampered by a poor group of receivers at San Jose State the past two years. He possesses enough physical skill and quarterback intangibles to be brought into a camp this summer."