Meet Wyoming’s Josh Allen: The Quarterback NFL Teams Have Been Waiting For

December 23, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL's future at quarterback won't come in the form of Clemson's Deshaun Watson, North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky, Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer, UCLA's Josh Rosen or Louisville's Lamar Jackson. 
Instead, a once-overlooked JUCO transfer at the University of Wyoming will have NFL scouts and decision-makers salivating over the next four to 16 months. 
The Cowboys' Josh Allen fits the prototype. At 6'5" and 222 pounds with an elite arm, functional athleticism and experience in a pro-style system, Allen displays future No. 1 overall potential. 
"He's a big ol' kid with a big arm, and he's pretty athletic too," said one AFC executive, per The MMQB's Albert Breer. "We gotta learn more about him, but the tools are there."
Considering the NFL is looking at a 2017 draft class filled with underclassmen who should be considered developmental talents, Wyoming's redshirt sophomore could be the first quarterback selected in the 2017, '18 or '19 draft. 

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