2016 NFL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions for Every Team Ahead of Super Bowl

February 5, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

North Dakota State Bison quarterback Carson Wentz is the hottest name in NFL draft circles. The 6'5" 232-pounder didn't attend a Division I school, but most talent evaluators believe he has the goods to be a franchise quarterback. 
Here's what Lance Zierlein of NFL.com wrote about Wentz:
With a body type that is as prototypical as they come and a background in reading the entire field and working through progressions, Wentz will immediately check a couple of boxes that many college quarterbacks won’t be able to check. While his arm strength is OK, he can still make all the throws and he can make them with accuracy.
His ability to escape pressure and pick up first downs with his feet will be yet another check mark in his favor. Wentz is still in a developmental phase after just two years at an FBS program, but has the mental and physical building blocks of a future, franchise quarterback.
Based on that talent evaluation, and similar ones from other draft ...

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