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QB Justin Fields (2019-20 B1G Off POY, 2020 Silver Football, 2019 B1G CCG MVP)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Alumni' started by MD Buckeye, Dec 17, 2018.

  1. billmac91

    billmac91 Senior

    I'm a little confused with all the love Wilson is getting too....he's a 1 year wonder, playing with an excellent group of receivers, behind one of the best O-lines in college football, and against weak competition.

    The love fest is so over the top.

    I have concerns about Fields as well, but certainly not about his physical talent. His Northwestern game tape will give anyone some cause for concern. I just cannot wrap my head around Mac Jones and his weak arm or Zach Wilson and his single season as better prospects than Fields. It blows my mind.
  2. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun ‘18 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    Especially given the NFL's track record for draft more on physical gifts than anything else. I mean, all of a sudden the same NFL that gave us Jamarcus Russel type picks is going to flip the script when a talent like Fields is there?

    I thought I had stopped being shocked by NFL GM stupidity a while back but it appears I was wrong.
  3. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994

    Wilson having 4 years of experience is a definite plus for him.
  4. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994

  5. NFBuck

    NFBuck Total Coverage.

    Mostly physical attributes is my guess. I watched some videos from his pro day and he definitely is very talented. He has a cannon and was zipping passes right on target. Granted it's a controlled/scripted performance, but he looked extremely accurate and moved around well. Obviously physical tools aren't everything, but the talent is there and his college numbers were pretty decent, too.
  6. billmac91

    billmac91 Senior

    I'd just 2019, against a "normal" BYU schedule, he threw 11 TD's to 9 picks. He did have surgery following season that apparently alleviated some pain. But even with that, the labrum surgery would have me a bit concerned.
  7. Trevi

    Trevi Junior

  8. Abenaki

    Abenaki Ohio against the world.

  9. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994

  10. Thump

    Thump Hating the environment since 1994

  11. bukIpower

    bukIpower Senior

    The month of January through April drive me crazy. All year we have heard about how Justin Fields is right there with Lawrence and now they have three more players above fields?

    People wonder why there are so many first-round busts at QB. This is why, because so many Scouts want to be the ones that found the diamond in the rough and ignore the diamond that is just sitting there for the taking.

    If you ask me Justin is the best quarterback in the draft. In the big games there wasn't as big of a drop off for Justin as there was for Lawrence.
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  12. Steve19

    Steve19 Watching. Always watching. Staff Member

    Orlovsky was pedalling backwards and tweeting about Fields not locking on receivers before Herbstreit said anything. He's also tweeted about Fields work ethic as well now. Should have kept his opinion to himself, but I think he is on the right side of it now. Herbstreit calling out someone's comments about an Ohio State player? One word: tattoo.
  13. BB73

    BB73 Loves Buckeye History Staff Member Bookie '16 & '17 Upset Contest Winner

    If only there had been a game where a head-to-head comparison could have been observed.
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  14. NFBuck

    NFBuck Total Coverage.

  15. BayBuck

    BayBuck Buckeyes are best

    Except Wilson was only at BYU for 3 years, coming from the 2018 recruiting class, same as Fields.

    30 games, 28 starts for Wilson
    34 games, 22 starts for Fields
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