With the college football season playing out in bowl games and the NFL nudging toward the playoffs, it’s never too early to step on the big board of the 2023 NFL Draft.
A longtime ESPN draft guru recently revealed the top four players at the quarterback position. It’s safe to say that most people were definitely surprised.
Of all the quarterback talent to come out of college this year, Kiper named Kentucky’s Will Levis as the frontrunner to turn pro.
In a Levi’s scouting report, Kipper admitted he wouldn’t be “overwhelmed” by Kentucky’s quarterback numbers, but deflected much of the blame for the underproduction of the players around him.
Will Levi’s Kuiper
Kipper named Levis third overall in the 2023 NFL Draft class, regardless of position.
“Levis is playing a pro-style offense in Kentucky and won’t need much time to adapt to the NFL,” Kuiper said of the quarterback.
“He can manipulate his pockets and throw while running. A lot of his turnovers come when he tries to force throws with his arms, making mistakes at the next level. And he’ll be punished…But Levi’s the real deal.There are a lot of his fans in the NFL.”
Levis finished the season with 2,406 passing yards, tallied 19 touchdowns, and threw 10 interceptions with a 60.2 QBR rating, placing him 60th in the nation, completing less than 60% of his pass attempts in four games this fall, and finishing in eight games. hit less than 20 passes with
Analysts were praising Levis early in the season, when Kentucky started 4-0, but after a performance of 98 yards, no touchdowns, and 3 interceptions in a 44-6 Tennessee midseason loss, he was left with a His critics have become more vocal. England has lost three of his last five games.
Anthony Richardson’s Kuiper
Kuiper named the Florida quarterback as the 19th overall pick in his draft class.
He said Richardson was “still very immature.
Richardson passed for 17 touchdowns and nine interceptions, hit 10 or fewer passes in four games, and rushed for 654 extra yards and nine touchdowns.
Kipper appreciates the player’s strength and skill as a runner, saying, “We’re trying to predict what the prospect will be like, and we’re trying to figure out exactly where he’s at right now. It’s not about estimating it,” Richardson added, “not even close to his goal.” ceiling. “
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Kipper ranked Georgia defensive tackle Jarren Carter as the number one player in the nation, followed by No. 2-ranked prospective Alabama Edge Will Anderson.
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