Top three QB prospects for Seattle Seahawks to consider in 2024 NFL draft

The Seahawks could be interested in adding a new QB in this year's draft.

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QB prospect No. 3 - Michael Penix Jr.

Michael Penix Jr. also has ties to the Seahawks coaching staff, having played in Ryan Grubb's system at the University of Washington. The Heisman runner-up has been a tricky prospect to evaluate given his injury history and success at UW. If not for the leg and shoulder injuries he suffered at Indiana, Penix would be a no-doubt first-round pick in this year's draft. Considering Penix's arm talent and big-game experience, he led the Huskies to the National Championship in 2023.

In his college career, Michael Penix Jr. threw for 96 touchdowns and had 34 interceptions. His last two seasons were his best as he threw 67 touchdowns and had just 19 interceptions at UW. Penix has been one of the best college quarterbacks in each of the past two seasons. The question is will his game translate to the pros and can he handle the pressure? Penix had a great offensive line and potentially three NFL draft picks for his receivers at UW which helped him have the success he had.

One advantage for Penix over other prospects in this draft is that he already knows Ryan Grubb's playbook. Also, the Seahawks might not want to use their first-round pick to help them make a quarterback selection. Given Penix's injury history, there is a chance he could fall further into day two of the draft. This would provide the Seahawks an opportunity to take him with one of their two third-round picks. Although the Seahawks might have to trade up to get Penix, they would not have to use a first-round pick on a quarterback.

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