Several Oregon football stars, including quarterback Justin Herbert, will be selected in the 2020 NFL Draft. Here’s where they may land.
The Oregon Ducks will again be sending several players to the NFL and many will hear their names called during the 2020 Draft.
While quarterback Justin Herbert who will likely be a top 10 overall pick is stealing all the headlines, at least six Ducks will likely find NFL homes between Thursday and Saturday.
Here’s a look at where the NFL-bound Ducks may land.
Recent rumors have Oregon’s Justin Herbert jumping Tua Tagovailoa to become the second quarterback of the draft selected. However, that still remains unlikely, making the Los Angeles Chargers with the sixth overall pick Herbert’s most likely landing spot.
The 6-6 quarterback with a cannon for an arm threw for a career-high 3,471 yards and 31 touchdowns as a senior in 2019 to lead the Ducks to a Pac 12 Title and Rose Bowl Championship.
With Phillip Rivers gone, the Chargers are currently planning to start journeyman Tyrod Taylor at quarterback. While Taylor may start in 2020, he’s not the long term answer. Herbert has all the tools to be a franchise quarterback and staying on the West Coast in Los Angeles would be the perfect place for him to be just that.
Projection: No. 6 overall (Chargers)