2016 was a record year for Mastrole Quarterback Academy after having 5 quarterbacks selected last weekend in the NFL draft. All 5 spent from January 1st thru April training in South Florida with private quarterback coach Ken Mastrole. NC State quarterback Jacoby Brissett was the first to come off of the board going 3rd round to the Nee England Patriots. The sixth round had Michigan QB Jake Rudock going to the Detroit Lions. Rudock started training with Mastrole sophomore year of high school and has spent each off season and breaks fine tuning mechanics as well as mental preparation. Brandon Allen of Arkansas was the third QB off the board when Jacksonville Jaguars selected the all SEC razorback quarterback. Jeff Driskel of Louisiana Tech was selected by the San Francisco 49ers where quarterback play has been a big question mark heading into the off season. Record setting Western Kentucky QB Brandon Doughty who has also worked with Mastrole since high school landed on his home town team the Miami Dolphins. Doughty brings an incredible resume and upside after winning a conference championship with the Hilltoppers. All quarterbacks spent time working with Mastrole on improving arm speed, footwork, rotational force, NFL terminology, and interview prep. Mastrole quarterback academy trains and develops youth, high school, college, and professional QB’s year round in south Florida.
Bowling Green, KY
Home to Hilltopper football and one of the most decorated quarterbacks in college football history. Quarterback coach, Ken Mastrole, is headed to WKU for the next 4 days to work with, finalize, and conduct quarterback Brandon Doughty’s pro day. The Hilltopper quarterback has had more then a steady pre draft process. The 6′-3″ 2x All Conference QB has been the talk of NFL GM’s, scouts, and quarterback/head coaches. When you are looking to upgrade a position on your team that is the most important in all of sports you look for leadership, accuracy, timing, and anticipation. Combine these traits with a winner and you have your pick in Brandon Doughty. Below is a list of Doughty’s college accomplishments
Team Captain – 2013; 2014; 2015
2015 C-USA Most Valuable Player
2015 C-USA Championship Game MVP
2015 Miami Beach Bowl MVP
2015 Third Team All-American (Athlon Sports)
2015 Honorable Mention All-American (Sports Illustrated)
2015 C-USA First Team
2015 C-USA First Team (Phil Steele)
2015 ASN Player of the Year
2015 Senior CLASS Award Finalist
2015 Manning Award Finalist
2015 Unitas Golden Arm Finalist
2015 Maxwell Award Semifinalist
2015 Davey O’Brien Award Semifinalist
2015 Walter Camp Award Watch List
2014 C-USA Most Valuable Player
2014 Sammy Baugh Award Winner
2014 Popeyes Bahamas Bowl Offensive MVP
2014 C-USA Second Team
2014 C-USA Second Team (Phil Steele)
2014 All-Bowl Team (NFL.com)
2014 All-Bowl Team (CBS Sports)
Eight-time C-USA Player of the Week
Eight-time Manning Award Star of the Week
Participated in 2016 East-West Shrine Game and NFL Scouting Combine
Attended 2015 Manning Passing Academy as Camp Counselor
Coach Ken Mastrole, who has had the opportunity to work with a number of quarterbacks for the NFL draft including: (this year) Brandon Allen of Arkansas, Jake Rudock of Michigan, Jeff Driskel of La Tech, Jacoby Brissett of NC State, Dalyn Williams of Dartmouth. Past draft prep quarterbacks who Mastrole continues to work with Teddy Bridgewater (Vikings), EJ Manuel (Bills), Tajh Boyd (NY Jets), Dylan Thompson (49ers). Based out of South Florida, Mastrole quarterback academy develops youth, high school, college, and NFL quarterbacks mentally, physically, and fundamentally.
Quarterback Jeff Driskel showed he could make an arrangement of throws from he pocket as well as outside the tackles. The 6′-4″ 234 lb QB assembled a script with his private draft QB coach Ken Mastrole showing not only impressive arm strength but throws that required arc and pace at the second level. Throws that require a Qb to get the ball up and down with the increased speed at the NFL level.
Ruston, Louisiana is the site for La Tech and Jeff Driskel’s final audition for NFL scouts, personnel, and coaches. The 4000+ yd and 27 TD passing Senior will showcase his throwing and athleticism on Tuesday morning with quarterback coach Ken Mastrole. 60 total throws displaying Jeff’s arm strength, footwork, quick release, and accuracy. Driskel has the ability to make all of the necessary throws at the NFL level and brings the added element of speed. One area fans and the outside media do not have the opportunity of seeing is Driskel’s work ethic and passion for the game. Since the start of January the La Tech QB has been preparing for the draft at Tony Villani’s XPE Sports and with Quarterback coach Ken Mastrole. Every athlete is taken through an intense physical and mental preparation program but Driskel has gone above and beyond. Spending overtime on film study and base fundamentals. Look for this quarterback to continue to climb the boards over the next month leading to the NFL draft.
Mastrole Quarterback Academy and Wolverine QB Jake Rudock turned a number of heads on Friday at Michigan’s pro day. All 32 NFL teams were in attendance. Rudock was listed at 6′-3″ 207 lbs and ran the 40 in 4.85. His short shuttle was 4.31 seconds and the three-cone drill was 7.06 seconds. 60 scripted throws were on display. Quarterback coach Ken Mastrole has worked with Rudock since his sophomore year at St Thomas Aquinas and through his college career at Iowa and Michigan. Rudock spent time in Florida with Mastrole preparing for the Pro Day while balancing a full course load at school. Rudock has the ability to play in the NFL and is one of the most mentally ready QB’s in 2016’s NFL draft class.