Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has declared for the 2020 NFL draft.
His health figures to be one of the biggest stories of the offseason. Will he go in the first round? Maybe.
According the NFL.com “Tagovailoa is still expected to be taken in the first round, with all believing he’ll end up in the first half of the round. He may not be the top-three pick he was slated to be before the injury, but the fall from the ailment is not expected to be catastrophic — pending the results of his medical evaluations.”
“We lost a great leader, a great player on our team and we’re all hurting because of it,” coach Nick Saban has said of his quarterback, who also broke his nose. “We’re pleased that the surgery went successfully and they expect him to have a full recovery.”