21 offensive players could hear their name called in the 2020 NFL Draft

21 Offensive Players To Watch In The 2020 NFL Draft

With four months to go, college seniors and some draft-eligible juniors have begun preparations to showcase their talents for NFL coaches and GM’s. Here are 21 offensive players to watch in the 2020 NFL Draft:

Quarterbacks

LSU QB Joe Burrow leads the pack of offesnsive players in the 2020 NFL Draft

Joe Burrow, 6-4, 216, LSU: The reigning Heisman Trophy winner, Burrow is the leader of the revamped Tiger offense and has the Tigers in their first appearance in the College Football Playoff (CFP) semifinal game. He is #2 in the nation in passing in FBS with 4715 yards, 48 touchdowns and just 6 interceptions. Burrow completed 77.9% of his passes.

Jalen Hurts, 6-2, 218, Oklahoma: a Heisman finalist, Hurts arrived in Norman as a graduate transfer and did not disappoint. He passed for 3634 yards, 32 touchdowns and only 7 interceptions. He also rushed for 1255 yards and 18 touchdowns. Hurts completed 71.8% of his passes. Hurts easily compares to Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. He will lead the Sooners against Joe Burrow and the Tigers in the CFP.

Justin Hebert, 6-6, 237, Oregon: led the Ducks to the PAC-12 championship and a berth in the Rose Bowl. Hebert passed for 3333 yards and 32 touchdowns and 5 interceptions while completing 66.7% of his passes.

Anthony Gordon, 6-3, 210, Washington State: Led the nation in passing, throwing for 5228 yards and 45 touchdowns, with 16 interceptions. Gordon completed 72.1% of his passes for the Cougars.

Tyler Huntley, 6-1, 205, Utah: led the Utes to the PAC-12 championship game. He passed for 2966 yards and 18 touchdowns, and only four interceptions.

Jacob Eason, 6-6, 227, Washington: as a transfer from Georgia, Eason threw for 3132 yards and 23 touchdowns, with only 8 interceptions for the Huskies.

Running Backs

AJ Dillon is one of the better running backs in the 2020 NFL Draft

A.J. Dillon, 6-0, 251, Boston College: Led the ACC in rushing with 1685 yards and 14 touchdowns.

LeVante Bellamy, 5-9, 190, W. Michigan: Rushed for 1412 yards and 23 touchdowns, which ranked #2 in the MAC.

Zach Moss, 5-10, 222, Utah: Led the PAC-12 in rushing with 1359 yards and 15 touchdowns as the Utes won a division title.

Xavier Jones, 5-11, 208, SMU: Ranked #3 in the AAC, rushing for 1276 yards and 23 touchdowns for one the top Group of Five teams in the best Group of Five conference.

Cam Akers, 5-11, 212, Florida State: Rushed for 1144 yards and 14 touchdowns for a team that fired their head coach less than two years into his tenure.

Kylin Hill, 5-11, 215, Mississippi State: Rushed for 1347 yards and 10 touchdowns, which ranked #2 in the SEC.

Wide Receivers

Omar Bayless is statistically the best offensive player in the 2020 NFL Draft

Omar Bayless, 6-3, 207, Arkansas State: Led the nation in receiving with 93 catches for 1653 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Michael Pittman, 6-4, 220, USC: Led the PAC-12 with 95 catches for 1222 yards and 11 touchdowns.

James Proche, 6-0, 193, SMU: #2 receiver in the AAC with 111 catches 1225 yards and 15 touchdowns.

Tyler Johnson, 6-2, 205, Minnesota: #2 receiver in the Big 10 behind his teammate Rashod Bateman. Johnson caught 74 balls for 1114 yards and 11 touchdowns.

JoJo Ward, 5-9, 175, Hawaii: Ranked #4 in the Mountain West Conference with 65 catches for 1134 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Gabriel Davis, 6-3, 212, UCF: Led the AAC in receiving with 72 catches for 1241 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Sage Surrat, 6-3, 215, Wake Forest: As a redshirt sophomore, led the ACC in receiving with 66 catches for 1001 yards and 11 touchdowns.

So there you have it, 21 offensive players to watch in the 2020 NFL Draft.

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