Tampa Bay Buccaneers mock draft in 2023

Latest Buccaneers mock draft in 2023

By: Jake Rajala

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may (finally) say goodbye to the GOAT Tom Brady in the 2023 off-season. It wouldn’t be a surprise if the Bucs brought in a signal-caller in the 2023 NFL Draft to replace the QB that actually kept his word to playing until this age. With that said, I’m going to untwine a three-round mock draft for the Buccaneers.

Round 1: Anthony Richardson

The Florida QB, Anthony Richardson, isn’t off to the sexiest start in terms of passing the pig skin. Although, he did register three rushing touchdowns against Utah. He possesses a 4.4 40-yard dash while standing at 6’4. Let’s not forget that Josh Allen didn’t have the best production in college, but he had the potential to translate nicely to the NFL. Richardson could have a modest chance to be the best QB in the NFC South in 2023.

Round 2: Jermaine Burton

The Bucs can’t rely on Julio Jones and Cole Beasley until the end of time or even 2023 for that matter. I’d love to see the Bucs draft, WR Jermaine Burton, from Alabama in the second round of the 2023 draft. Burton, who isn’t related to Tim Burton, ousted 497 receiving yards and five touchdowns a season ago. He could also help replace the frustrating Scotty Miller.

Round 3: Cameron Latu

I’d love to see the Bucs restock their weaponry and bring in a TE named Cameron Latu, who is also from Alabama. In 2021, Latu unveiled 410 yards and a whopping eight touchdowns a season ago. Cameron Brate is 31 years old & he won’t be a long-term solution. After Gronk moved on from the league, it’s time to bring in a special big-body threat for the new QB in 2023.

7 takeaways from Alabama’s Week 1 victory

Latest takeaways from Alabama’s victory on Saturday

By: Jake Rajala

The Alabama Crimson Tide, also known as the alpha team in college football, mopped the floor against the Utah State Aggies in Week 1 by a score of 55-0. It was clear that Utah State needed Herb Brooks to have a chance against the Nick Saban-led CFB team. With that said, I’m going to unwine 7 takeaways from Alabama’s Week 1 victory.

  • Bryce Young (passing)

The Bama field general Bryce Young clearly had his wheaties on Saturday morning. He unleashed a whopping 5 passing touchdowns against Utah State. It was clearly a great start for his Heisman chances in 2022. There were only three occasions last season where he threw five touchdowns.

  • Bryce Young (rushing)

The Bama QB flexed his ability to dazzle with his legs on Saturday – as he unveiled five rushing attempts for 100 rushing yards 1 rushing TD. Young has clocked a 4.4 time before – which compares well to RG3’s 40 time (4.41).

  • Traeshon Holden

The stud wideout for Young was none other than Traeshon Holden, who ousted 70 yds and 2 TDs on Saturday. The 6’3 220 lb wideout registered 239 yds and 21 catches a season ago. With Jameson Williams in the NFL (with the Detroit Lions), Holden is expected to be a star WR for Saban.

  • Jermaine Burton

Holden didn’t hog all of the fun at WR on Saturday – as Jermaine Burton hauled in a pair of touchdowns. Burton should plan to play in the NFL after his third season. He registered 497 yds in 2021 and 404 yards in 2020.

  • Jahmyr Gibbs

The next 1,000+ yard RB in the Alabama offense should undoubtedly be Jahmyr Gibbs. He can flat out run. The junior half-back capped off 93 rushing yards on 9 attempts on Saturday. I don’t expect him to maintain a 10.3 YPC, but he should have a monster 2022 campaign.

  • zero sacks

The Bama passing offense was blazing hot (without needing an ambulance), but they didn’t generate a ton of success in pressuring opposing QBs. The Bama defense ousted zero sacks. Although, they did nicely have four QB hurries. Furthermore, they had five tackels for loss.

  • Jalen Milroe

The Bama QB2 Jalen Milroe saw playing time on Saturday and threw 1 touchdown, 1 interception, 76 passing yards, and an 80% completion percentage. It’s pivotal that the red-shirt freshman gains experience, especially when Young is likely headed to the NFL draft in 2023.

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