If you’re looking for an under-the-radar quarterback prospect to get excited about in this year’s lackluster class, Western Kentucky’s Bailey Zappe is doing everything he can to be that guy.
Zappe has put up video-game numbers for the Hilltoppers this season, throwing for nearly 5,000 yards and 52 touchdowns. Those numbers aren’t far off from what we saw back in 2019 from Joe Burrow at LSU, when he delivered the most statistically dominant season from any quarterback in college football history.
Though he may not have high-upside physical tools, Zappe has plenty of skills to work with at the next level, and there’s no denying his ability to be productive. If he lands in the right spot during draft weekend, he could develop into a quality starter.
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