Will Levis exhibits off ‘cannon’ arm at NFL Mix
INDIANAPOLIS — Will Levis, projected to be a top-10 draft choose this 12 months even because the third quarterback listed in most rankings, didn’t maintain again on the NFL Scouting Mix when requested about his potential.
“My purpose is to win greater than anyone,” stated Levis, who spent the previous two years at Kentucky after two at Penn State. “I wish to be the best of all time. I really feel like you’re loopy should you don’t assume that approach.”
The 6-foot-3 Levis had the scouting viewers and his friends within the stadium buzzing Saturday with the rate on his passes — a median of 59 mph, third-highest amongst mix quarterbacks since 2016, per the NFL Community — and simple 55-yard go-route throws.
“I’ve bought a cannon, and I wish to present it off,” Levis stated. “I feel I’ve bought one of many stronger arms that’s come out of any draft class in latest reminiscence.”
Levis additionally confirmed off in conferences. His “capability to deal with a whole lot of info,” is a talent that might endear him to the Raiders at choose No. 7 for head coach Josh McDaniels’ complicated offense, in keeping with NFL Community analyst Daniel Jeremiah.
Pure comparisons exist to the Payments’ Josh Allen, however Levis’ eye is on the Bengals’ Joe Burrow.
“Not the quickest man, however [Burrow is] capable of transfer so effectively to place himself in a secure base to make environment friendly throws,” Levis stated. “And I’ve been watching a whole lot of movie on him.”
Burrow utterly modified the identification of a downtrodden franchise. Can Levis do the identical?
“I wish to be chosen as excessive as doable, however on the finish of the day I simply need a staff that believes in me,” he stated. “I’ve bought to make anyone fall in love with me.”