USC quarterback Caleb Williams was as soon as thought-about the darling of the 2024 NFL Draft.
Coming off his Heisman Trophy marketing campaign in 2022, Williams was anticipated to be among the many Heisman favorites this season and maybe lead USC to the School Soccer Playoff.
What occurred in 2023 was definitely a disappointment contemplating these expectations. Williams was good (3,633 yards and 30 touchdowns with 5 interceptions) however USC went 7-5 and he finally did not appear like the quarterback he was final season.
As such, it was anticipated that Williams’ NFL Draft inventory would take successful, however a current 2024 NFL Mock Draft from Chris Trapasso of CBS Sports activities is projecting greater than successful. He has Williams going from the doubtless No. 1 general choose to No. 6 general because the third quarterback taken. That is fairly a fall.
This is how Trapasso sees it, as he mocks Williams to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
“Buccaneers GM Jason Licht is rarely one to again away from a splash transfer within the offseason. Right here, he swings a cope with the Jets to cease Williams’ fall,” Trapasso wrote.
This hypothetical situation would see the Buccaneers transfer as much as No. 6 from No. 10, with the New York Jets transferring down and presumably selecting up some extra draft capital.
That may be a daring transfer by the Buccaneers and it is definitely a daring mock by Trapasso, however the true shocker right here is that he sees North Carolina quarterback Drake Maye and LSU quarterback Jayden Daniels going No. 1 (Chicago Bears) and No. 2 (New England Patriots) respectively.
Maye is 6-foot-4, 230 kilos and extra of a prototypical NFL pocket passer. Daniels is 6-foot-4, 210 kilos and strikes like Lamar Jackson however with a greater arm.
At solely 6-foot-1, 215 kilos and coming off a “wrestle” of a season in 2023, maybe that is why Trapasso sees Williams falling.