The 2020 NFL Draft is widely viewed as having a glut of quarterbacks. With such stars as Tua Tagovailoa, Jalen Hurts, Justin Herbert, and Jacob Eason all on the radar, one quarterback appears to have set himself apart from the crowd.
In a new mock draft from CBS Sports analyst Will Brinson, Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm is picked to go No. 1 overall to the Miami Dolphins. Brinson explained that while the Dolphins invested in Josh Rosen, it won’t prevent them from taking a quarterback.
The Dolphins traded for Josh Rosen during the 2019 NFL Draft, and I think/hope he’ll work out in Miami, but I ultimately see a QB going first overall and Rosen wouldn’t prohibit them from taking someone they believe in like Fromm.
Such a selection would make Fromm the first Georgia quarterback since Matthew Stafford to go first overall. He would also be only the fifth member of the Bulldogs to go No. 1 overall in draft history.
Fromm has started 29 straight games for Georgia since his freshman season. In that span he has thrown for 5,376 yards, 54 touchdowns, only 13 interceptions, and completed 64.9-percent of his passes.
The Georgia quarterback has led the team to two straight SEC East titles, as well as the College Football Playoff as a freshman.
As for Fromm’s potential destination, the Dolphins are currently expected to go through a rebuilding year. They hired first-year head coach Brian Flores, signed journeyman Ryan Fitzpatrick in the off-season and traded for Rosen.
Suffice it to say, it’s not too hard to believe that the Dolphins will want to make a big investment at the quarterback position in 2020.