Rookie Orientation: Dwayne Haskins - The Structure Savant

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Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins was almost Maryland quarterback Dwayne Haskins. One of the knocks against Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Hasksins is that he started for the Buckeyes for only a season and as a result, NFL evaluators were split on his abilities. Maryland quarterback Dwayne Haskins, on the other hand, could've been a three-year starter.

While we know that Haskins the Buckeye fell to the 15th pick overall to the Washington Redskins, could Haskins the Terrapin, a classic pocket-passer straight out of another era, have gone first overall? Or is his old-school play style that yielded comparisons to Derek Carr, Drew Bledsoe and, in this episode, Nick Foles a concern going forward in a league no longer suited to his strengths?

Matt Harmon outlines the ascendant rise and draft-night fall of Dwayne Haskins, a gun-slinger some consider overrated and other consider the best passer in the 2019 draft.

Matt Harmon outlines the ascendant rise and draft-night fall of Dwayne Haskins on Rookie Orientation, presented by Yahoo Sports. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Matt Harmon outlines the ascendant rise and draft-night fall of Dwayne Haskins on Rookie Orientation, presented by Yahoo Sports. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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