Next 'Joe Burrow?' The scouts' take on No. 1 pick Bryce Young
The Carolina Panthers make the Alabama quarterback their top pick. Bob McGinn empties his notebook. Here's how the NFL views Young.
Bryce Young, a quarterback from Alabama, was the Carolina Panthers’ selection with the first pick of the NFL draft.
Hometown: Pasadena, Calif.
Fact/stat: His NFL passer rating was 116.4: 118.3 in 2021 and 114.9 in ’21 … Third-year junior backed up Mac Jones in 2020 and started 17 games the past two seasons.
What NFL scouts told me about him before the draft…