After three weeks of college football, teams will soon start to enter conference play. Teams and players take the first few weeks to figure out their true identity going into conference play, where the meaningful games are played. Some teams struggle out of conference but go on to play their best football in November, while other teams have already played their best football. There is still a lot of football to be played, but based on last season and the first few weeks of this season, here are my top 5 draftable QBs.
5. Spencer Rattler
Rattler has not made the jump I expected him to make coming into the year. He has a special arm, but he has major struggles reading defenses and identifying blitzes. He is a true gunslinger. There are going to be growing pains if you take him, and you are going to have to take the good with the bad. Some GMs and Coaches like that. In my opinion, there are better options.
4. Carson Strong
Strong has made a big jump so far in 2021. The game against Kansas State, despite the loss, may have been the best game he played. They dropped 8 and he took what they gave him. He rarely forced the ball into coverage downfield, and when they blitzed, he recognized it and found his hot to move the sticks. Expect Strong to keep moving up draft boards if he continues to show this kind of improvement.
3. Malik Willis
Willis’ physical gifts are impossible to ignore. Although Liberty’s schedule is weaker than some others, Willis is still showing why he should be a first-round pick. His ability as a runner and a passer screams Lamar Jackson, who is set up for a large contract extension.
2. Matt Corral
Corral is quickly becoming the Heisman favorite for good reason. Ole Miss is looking like a well-oiled machine thanks to Corral’s efficiency. The dual-threat QB has been very smart and dangerous with the football in his hands and might be brewing the most intimidating Ole Miss offense in a long time.
- Sam Howell
After the disappointing week, 1 loss at Virginia Tech, Howell and the Tarheels bounced back. They had a get-right game against Georgia State, and then put up 59 against ACC opponent Virginia. Howell looked like the Howell of old scoring 5 touchdowns and totaling over 400 yards. His accuracy, his knowledge, and his leadership keep him at the top of my list.