Jon Gruden Believes 5 Quarterbacks Will Be Selected In The 1st Round Of The NFL Draft

first_imgJon Gruden talks about the Tennessee coaching job while on ESPN.Jon Gruden TennesseeESPN Monday Night Football analyst and former Super Bowl-winning head coach Jon Gruden is known as a quarterback whisperer. His series of “QB Camp” videos with the sport’s top prospects are extremely popular during the lead-up to the NFL Draft, and this year he worked with Connor Cook, Jared Goff, Christian Hackenberg, Cardale Jones, Paxton Lynch, Dak Prescott, and Carson Wentz.Goff and Wentz are widely considered the top quarterbacks in the draft, with Lynch also a potential first rounder. Interestingly, Gruden really likes two of the other players that did episodes of “QB Camp,” and believes they will also be first round picks: Cook and Hackenberg.Saw Jon Gruden last Friday in Tampa. He predicted 5 QBs go in the first round: Wentz, Goff, Lynch, Cook and Hackenberg. Loves Cook and Hack.— Jason Cole (@JasonColeBR) April 19, 2016Both players should fit pro-style systems, have talented arms, and come from big time programs. Hackenberg struggles with consistency, while Cook has had to answer questions about his personality and leadership skills. Gruden previously called Cook the best quarterback in the draft, so his inclusion here may not come as a major surprise. Both seem like longer shots to go that early, but all it takes is one team to fall in love with their potential.last_img