Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert is set to become an NFL first round pick tomorrow night. The only question is which team will draft him.
Most mock drafts project Herbert will be chosen in the top 10. The Cincinnati Bengals are going to take LSU quarterback Joe Burrow at No. 1, and the next teams with obvious needs at quarterback are the Miami Dolphins and Los Angeles Chargers, who pick fifth and sixth respectively.
On "The Pat McAfee Show" today, Herbert confirmed what most people probably suspected. The two teams he has spoken with the most in the lead-up to the draft are Miami and LA.
"I would say probably the Chargers and Dolphins are probably the two teams that I [most] interviewed with," Herbert said.
Of course, all of these interviews, at least post-Combine, occurred virtually. Teams haven't been able to meet with prospects in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of yesterday, reports out of South Florida indicated that the Dolphins' preferences were leaning toward Tua at No. 5. That would leave Herbert available at 6 for the Chargers.
Of course, we could get a major trade in the top 10 (or top 5) that would shake things up. You never can fully predict what will happen in the NFL Draft.