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The NFL Draft’s Ultimate Boom-Or-Bust Quarterback

The Lead

Apr 22 2022 • 25 mins


When the NFL Draft gets underway next Thursday, one of the most intriguing prospects to hear his name called will be Malik Willis, the cannon-armed — and very fast — quarterback out of Liberty University. Today, The Athletic’s Jeff Howe tells us how Willis went from unheralded high school passer in Atlanta, to third-string QB at Auburn, to now potentially the first quarterback off the board in the 2022 Draft. Jeff also explains why, despite all of Willis’s upside, there are still questions about what his future looks like in the NFL.

Read Jeff Howe’s full story about Malik Willis: https://theathletic.com/2933235/2021/11/04/how-malik-willis-of-liberty-became-one-of-the-hottest-qb-prospects-for-the-nfl-draft/?source=theleadpodcast

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