According to Scout.com, the New Orleans Saints have hosted a visit with Boise State quarterback Kellen Moore yesterday.
While this visit may come as a head scratcher to some, this sounds like a move that the Saints made several years ago. In 2010, they drafted former Oregon State quarterback Sean Canfield in the seventh round.
Since being drafted, Canfield has only dressed for two games. He has mainly been on the practice squad for his career and is often released and then brought back a few days later.
Moore shows potential even though he is only 6′ and 197 lbs. While his arm strength has been questioned, one scout said at his Pro Day, “Moore’s arm strength is less of a concern than I thought.”
While he may never be a starting quarterback, Moore could be a suitable backup. CBSSports.com has ironically compared him to current Saints backup quarterback Chase Daniel. He’s projected as a 6-7 round pick.
In his college career, Moore had a 50-3 record as a starter with 142 touchdowns, 28 interceptions, and a 69.8 % completion rate. He’s the first player in NCAA history to have four seasons with 3,000 yards passing and 3,000 yards of total offense.