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Ex-NFL Coach Not High On 1 Draft Quarterback

San Diego Chargers coach June Jones talks to quarterback Ryan Leaf.

25 Oct 1998: Quarterback Ryan Leaf #16 of the San Diego Chargers talks to head coach June Jones during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at the Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The Seahawks defeated the Chargers 27-20. Mandatory Credit: Todd Warshaw /Allsport

Former NFL coach June Jones isn't sold one of the draft-eligible quarterbacks that are set to be picked during this week's NFL Draft.

Jones thinks most of this year's quarterback class are "wait-and-see" players but he left North Carolina's Sam Howell off that list.

"I’m not high on (Sam Howell) from North Carolina," Jones told Fox News. "But (Kenny) Pickett I think has enough throwing ability and has been in a passing offense. I think he may be able to jump up in there and get a chance anyway to play early."

Howell currently has a second-round draft grade from most pundits and may not be a franchise quarterback for a team.

He spent three seasons with the Tar Heels and had 3,000+ passing yards in each one.

His best season came in 2019 as a freshman when he finished with 3,641 passing yards, 38 touchdowns, and only seven interceptions.

Time will tell if Howell can prove Jones wrong throughout his NFL career.