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Todd McShay, Mel Kiper Jr. Have $5,000 Bet On NFL Draft

Todd McShay breaks down his first mock draft of 2019.


Most draft analysts have Joe Burrow and Tua Tagovailoa as the top two quarterbacks available in this year's NFL Draft. There's a strong debate though as to which prospect deserves to be the third signal-caller taken in April.

Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert helped his stock with strong showings at the NFL Combine and Senior Bowl. However, ESPN analyst Todd McShay believes Utah State's Jordan Love should be the third quarterback on teams' boards.

"I need a Jordan Love from Utah State," McShay said. "He can change his arm angles and do all the little things. He's the most underrated quarterback in this year's class, and he will be the third quarterback taken ahead of Justin Herbert."

Mel Kiper disagrees with McShay - shocker - and thinks Herbert should go ahead of Love. Well, it turns out McShay and Kiper will bet $5,000 on who will be the third quarterback taken off the board during the draft. The loser will donate that money to The V Foundation.

Love might be the most intriguing prospect in the entire draft. His sophomore year was extremely productive, but his junior year was a huge disappointment.

This past season, Love finished with 3,402 yards, 20 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. As you'd expect, there are people worried about his sudden decline in production.

Herbert, on the other hand, had a solid year with the Oregon Ducks. The way he handled himself in the Rose Bowl was very impressive.

Who do you think should be the third quarterback taken in the NFL Draft: Jordan Love or Justin Herbert?