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Trace McSorley looks on during a play.

STATE COLLEGE, PA - OCTOBER 22: Trace McSorley #9 of the Penn State Nittany Lions looks on in the first half during the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes on October 22, 2016 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley is certainly among the most interesting mid- to late-round prospects in the 2019 NFL Draft. With strong passing skills on top of first-rate athletic ability, there has been little consensus on where in the draft he'll go.

The latest mock draft from seems to indicate that McSorley might not hear his name until Day 3. Per draft analyst Chad Reuter, McSorley is being projected to the Houston Texans with the 195th pick in the sixth round.

The Texans, who are coached by former Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien, worked McSorley out earlier in the NFL Draft process.

In three years as a starter, McSorley threw for 9,899 yards and 77 touchdowns with only 25 interceptions. But his accuracy proved to be a bit of an issue in his sophomore and senior seasons, completing less than 58-percent of his passes in those two seasons.

However, the Penn State passer was one of the top performers at his position at the NFL Scouting Combine.

McSorley's 4.57 40-time was the best among quarterbacks, and his 20-yard shuttle was in the top three.

There has been plenty of speculation that McSorley might need to convert to a receiver or other skill position as many players like him have before.

He can certainly try his hand at quarterback, but with so open quarterback roles spots available, he would certainly face an uphill climb there.