Malik Willis NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile
The 2022 NFL Draft class isn't particularly strong when it comes to quarterbacks, but Liberty's Malik Willis stands above his peers at the position. Even though he might not be NFL-ready just yet, he has the raw skill that could make him a legitimate threat under center for years to come.
Here's a look at everything you need to know about Willis ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Malik Willis Mock Draft 2022
ESPN's predictions are from Mel Kiper and Todd McShay's latest mock draft. CBS Sports' predictions are from Ryan Wilson's latest mock draft. Sporting News' projections are from Vinnie Iyer's latest mock draft.
ESPN: Carolina Panthers (No. 6)
CBS Sports: Seattle Seahawks (No. 9)
Sporting News: Seattle Seahawks (No. 9)
Malik Willis Draft Stock & Draft Projection
- Seattle Seahawks (No. 9) - 2
- Carolina Panthers (No. 6) - 1
Willis projects to be a consensus top-10 pick in the draft this month. Although two of the three experts project him to land in Seattle at No. 9, it wouldn't be surprising to see him going to one of the QB-needy teams drafting ahead of the Seahawks, either. Some sources even project he could go as high as No. 2 to the Detroit Lions.
Malik Willis NFL Draft Odds
NFL Draft odds from FanDuel Sportsbook have Willis as a -115 favorite to be a top-10 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, with +400 odds to go in the top 5. His over/under is set at pick 10.5, with -114 odds on both the over and under. Each of the above mocks has him going in the top 10 and hitting the under.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are viewed as the most likely landing spot for Willis at +250, while the Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints are tied for the second-best odds (+350).
Malik Willis Stats
2021: Liberty Flames
- 207 completions on 339 attempts, 2,857 passing yards, 27 touchdowns to 12 interceptions in 13 games played
2020: Liberty Flames
- 170 completions on 265 attempts, 2.250 passing yards, 20 touchdowns to 6 interceptions in 10 games played
2019: Auburn Tigers
- 5 completions on 7 attempts, 24 passing yards, 0 touchdowns to 0 interceptions in 5 games played
2018: Auburn Tigers
- 6 completions on 7 attempts, 45 passing yards, 1 touchdown to 0 interceptions in 7 games played
Willis broke out after he transferred from Auburn to Liberty, having his best season with the Flames in 2021. While he didn't rack up the most accolades, he did receive LendingTree Bowl MVP honors in addition to being the Cure Bowl MVP one year earlier.
Malik Willis Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash
All height, weight and workout information is from NFL.com.
- Height: 6'0 1/2"
- Weight: 219lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: N/A
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