Despite having former MVP Matt Ryan under contract, the Atlanta Falcons could potentially select a quarterback in the 2021 NFL Draft based on the direction of the team’s new general manger and head coach.
With a top-five pick in a draft that has three potential franchise passers, the Falcons will have a shot at Ohio State’s Justin Fields and BYU’s Zach Wilson. After Wilson started to creep up on Fields in mock drafts, the Buckeyes QB put together the best performance of his career against Clemson in the Sugar Bowl.
Fields has six touchdowns, with a couple unbelievable throws, and the game isn’t even over yet. Here are all six of the potential top-five pick’s touchdown passes against Clemson.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 2, 2021
Justin Fields is throwing darts! 🎯
The Buckeyes are up by 3 TDs at halftime #CFBPlayoffs
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) January 2, 2021
Justin Fields launched it from the 37-yard line and it was PERFECTLY placed at the one. pic.twitter.com/NN8xdNDpyQ
— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) January 2, 2021
There are good first impressions, and then there's what Justin Fields did for @OhioStateFB today.
— Stadium (@Stadium) August 31, 2019
Justin Fields has now set the Ohio State bowl record with 385 yards passing. The previous mark was 342 by Troy Smith vs Notre Dame in the 2006 Fiesta Bowl.
Ohio State's 49 points are a program record for a bowl game. pic.twitter.com/k0cqMvFRnt
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 2, 2021
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