Georgia pass rusher Travon Walker went No. 1 overall in the 2022 NFL Draft. But will Bryce Young, the man Walker sacked in the national title game, be the top pick next year?
According to a number of sports books, the Alabama quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner is the favorite to go No. 1 overall in the 2023 NFL Draft. Given that he just had the best season for a quarterback in Alabama history, it's no big shock he's rated so highly.
Young shredded some of the best defenses in college football this past year. The only game where he didn't have multiple touchdowns in a game was against Georgia for the national title. And that was one month after shredding Georgia.
NFL fans are already expressing a lot of interest in seeing their QB-needy team draft Young. The Detroit Lions, Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks fanbases seem most convinced that he'll probably be theirs:
Bryce Young threw for 4,872 yards and 47 touchdowns - both school records - as Alabama won the SEC Championship and reached the national title game. They lost to Georgia, but not before Young won the Heisman trophy.
Young had to return to school for one more season, and Alabama are the favorites to win the national title this year. If he has another season like the last one, he'll be the top pick in 2023 for sure.
Will Bryce Young be the top pick in the 2023 NFL Draft? If so, which team gets him?