ESPN “First Take” co-host Max Kellerman on Tuesday sounded off on the fall of former Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields and the rise of former Alabama quarterback Mac Jones ahead of this week’s upcoming NFL Draft.
With former Clemson signal-caller Trevor Lawrence widely considered a lock to go first overall to the Jacksonville Jaguars, most discussion has been about who would be the next quarterback taken between Fields, Jones, former BYU quarterback Zach Wilson and former North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance.
Kellerman said he would “defer” to the wisdom of the experts and coaches but pointed out a “correlation” could be made that if a quarterback falls on draft boards, that it tends to be a black quarterback like Fields rather than a white one. He lamented that the upcoming draft board looks to be “white guy, white guy, white guy.”
“I will say this —