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2022 NFL Draft Prospect - QB Malik Willis

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Player Description

Name: Malik Willis Position: Quarterback

College: Liberty Uniform Number: #7

Class: Junior Height: 6-1

Weight: 215 lbs Projected Round: Mid/ late 1st round



  • Enormous Arm Strength

  • Excellent deep accuracy

  • High-level speed

  • Tremendous velocity on short and intermediate throws.

  • Can make throws from multiple arm angles.

  • Exceptional athlete - Takes full advantage of it.

  • Tough and competitive

  • Reasonable pocket awareness

  • Can make off-platform throws with ease

  • Fantastic escapability

  • Elusive when running in open field

  • Able to go through his progressions when pressured - eye are consistently looking downfield.

  • Adept at extending plays



At the moment, Willis is still a raw prospect who can be too reliant on his athleticism to get him out of difficult situations. Part of this involves holding on to the ball too long when he is under duress; this makes him susceptible to taking unnecessary sacks. Admittedly, Willis has issues recognizing coverages pre-snap and reading defenses while going through progressions. As gifted as he is at throwing the football, he is slightly inconsistent with his ball placement on his deep passes or moving off-platform.

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