Florida Football Worst QBs: Luke Del Rio
- 2015 to 2017
- 1,496 career passing yards
- 57.5% completion percentage
- Nine touchdowns and nine interceptions
Based solely on completion percentage, there were several candidates we could have selected ahead of Luke Del Rio. Treon Harris, for example, had a completion percentage of 50.3%. Jesse Palmer was only at 53%.
But to give you an idea of how useless Luke Del Rio was, he had 130 completions for the above-mentioned 1,496 passing yards as a Gator. Jimmy Fisher, from 1974 to 1976, had 128 career completions for 2,248 passing yards.
In addition, Del Rio finished his Gator career with just as many touchdowns as he had interceptions.
Of the 29 QBs in Gator history that have at least 200 career passing attempts, Del Rio’s career passing yards per attempt average of 6.6 yards per attempt is the 6th lowest and the lowest of any Gator since 1980 besides Jeff Driskel.
But at least Driskel could run, while Del Rio finished his career with negative rushing yards.
And when factoring in the era of which Del Rio played compared to some other candidates we could have put on this list, there is a reason why we ultimately selected him.