Buffalo Bills select Jake Fromm with 167th overall pick in 2020 NFL Draft
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Buffalo Bills select Jake Fromm with 167th overall pick in 2020 NFL Draft

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With the 167th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills selected Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Jake Fromm.

Fromm, a 21-year-old junior from Warner Robins, Georgia, is 6-foot-2 and 220 pounds, winning SEC Freshman of the Year in 2017 and leading the Bulldogs to a Rose Bowl win over now–Cleveland Browns quarterback and former first-overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft Baker Mayfield and the Oklahoma Sooners. Three years at Georgia under head coach Kirby Smart, Fromm and the Bulldogs only lost a combined seven games—two of which occurred in two College Football Playoff games.

Jake Fromm had his best season in the SEC in perhaps his sophomore campaign, throwing 207 completions for 2,761 passing yards with a 67.4 completion percentage for 30 touchdowns and six interceptions in 14 games.

This past season, Jake Fromm recorded 234 completions for 2,860 yards with a 60.8 completion percentage, tossing 24 touchdowns and five picks.

Per Lance Zierlein on Jake Fromm at NFL.com:

Heady quarterback who is light on physical traits but sees the game like a pro signal-caller most of the time. Fromm has big-game experience and proved to be a worthy challenger against Alabama as a freshman and sophomore. He’s a full-field reader who has shown a consistent ability to change plays and make smart pre- and post-snap decisions. Arm strength is a concern, and that concern may be exacerbated if his ball placement and timing aren’t more consistent. He’s an intelligent game-manager whose range is good backup to middling starter, but he will be scheme- and skill-position-needy at the next level.

Jake Fromm stepped into the spotlight under center when, in his freshman year in Athens, the Bulldogs starter went down with an injury. Since then Fromm had to be responsible for Georgia’s offense as a game manager in the competitive SEC. Fromm has won the Rose Bowl, won and lost the Sugar Bowl, and lost in the National Championship Game in 2017.