Through 12 votes, we have:
Corey Davis, WR, Western Michigan
Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama
Jonathan Allen, DL, Alabama
Gareon Conley, CB, Ohio State
Jamal Adams, S, LSU
Patrick Mahomes II, QB, Texas Tech
Malik McDowell, DL, Michigan State
Haason Reddick, LB, Temple
Jabrill Peppers, DB, Michigan
O.J. Howard, TE, Alabama
Solomon Thomas, DE, Stanford
Obi Melifonwu, S, UConn
Melifonwu beat fellow big, fast defensive back Kevin King in another close race. Now, we have our second set of quarterbacks.
DeShone Kizer, QB, Notre Dame - No one is more polarizing this draft period than Kizer.
You can read a full breakdown on Kizer from Justin, here.
He’s a strong-armed downfield passer who doesn’t appear rattled regardless of down or distance. The inconsistencies in his game can be expected from a 20-year old, but he’s shown the ability to pick up first downs and punch the ball in through the air or on the ground.
Or from Dink, here.
Kizer may be the most intriguing quarterback prospect in this draft, as his ceiling is maybe as high as we have seen in a handful of years. He has the size, athleticism, and arm, and he’s still learning the position. Earlier this year, Bruce Feldman reported that Kizer was a three-sport star in high school, and didn’t do anything to focus on learning the finer points of quarterbacking outside of football season.
Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson - My top quarterback prospect in the draft, Watson is guy I don’t know how I would feel about making it to Arizona. He doesn’t seem like the best fit in Arizona, but he has a great presence on the field, is a leader and manages a game better than anyone else in this draft.
There is a lot to like with Watson and it starts with production at the highest level. There will be questions as to whether he can bulk up some at the next level, which he will need to do if he is near the 205-pound area or lighter. As the season progressed this year, Watson was driving the ball more, improving from earlier in the year when he appeared to be aiming the ball and throwing tentatively. When Watson plays fast, he plays better. If he shows the ability to process the next level schemes, I see similarities in arm strength, quick release, and ability to Tom Brady (Note: This does not mean he will be Tom Brady!).
Who would you want at 13?
Which quarterback at 13?
This poll is closed