Number 4: Kentucky QB Will Levis
Levis could make a massive leap in 2022 assuming he plays well. After beginning his college career at Penn State he transferred to Kentucky and started 13 games in 2021. One of the only reasons the Seahawks might not take Levis is he is a lot more like Brett Favre than Russell Wilson and that might scare coach Pete Carroll a bit.
Carroll likes quarterbacks that do not put the football in harm’s way. While Levis did throw 13 interceptions in the SEC last year, he still needs to fix some questionable decisions as some of those passes not intercepted in college would be in the NFL. Limiting turnovers is a key to Carroll’s way of running a team and a quarterback who does turn the ball over isn’t going to play.
All that said, Levis has all the physical skills to be a very good NFL quarterback. He is 6’3″ and 225 pounds with great arm strength and good mobility. While Levis did throw for 24 touchdowns versus 13 interceptions in 2021, he also ran 107 times for 376 yards and 9 touchdowns. In fact, in 241 rushing attempts in college, he has 15 touchdowns.
Seattle is probably going to have a top-ten pick in the 2023 draft and if Seattle wants Levis that’s where they need to be. Plus, if Levis has a great 2022 season, he could go in the top five.