Sam Howell NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile

Sam Howell 2022 NFL Draft predictions, stats & profile.
Sam Howell 2022 NFL Draft predictions, stats & profile. / Vasha Hunt-USA TODAY Sports

The 2022 NFL Draft class isn't particularly strong when it comes to quarterbacks, but North Carolina's Sam Howell is arguably the most accomplished quarterback in the 2022 NFL Draft class.

Here's a look at everything you need to know about Sam Howell ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Sam Howell 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: New Orleans Saints (No. 49)
CBS Sports: Atlanta Falcons (No. 43)
Sporting News: Detroit Lions (No. 66)

Sam Howell Draft Stock & Draft Projection

Round 2
- Atlanta Falcons (No. 43) - 1
- New Orleans Saints (No. 49) - 1
Round 3
- Detroit Lions (No. 66) - 1

Howell started the 2021 season as a leading contender for the QB1 of the 2022 NFL Draft class. His passing stats fell off, but he still has a polished arm and touch. He can improve with teachable skills like foot work to develop into a starting NFL quarterback. Teams in QB need like the Detroit Lions would be wise to wait and get Howell after the other projected higher quarterback picks.

Sam Howell NFL Draft Odds

NFL Draft odds from FanDuel Sportsbook list odds for higher-projected QB first round picks of Malik Willis and Kenny Pickett. So check back throughout Thursday and Friday for additional NFL Draft odds and props and potential odds and options for Sam Howell.

Sam Howell Stats

2021: North Carolina Tar Heels
- 3,056 passing yards and 62.5% completions with 24 TDs to 9 INTs in 13 starts
- 3,586 passing yards and 68.1% completions with 30 TDs to 7 INTs in 12 starts
2019: North Carolina Tar Heels
- 3,641 passing yards and 61.4% completions with 38 TDs to 7 INTs in 12 games played

Howell starting all 13 games in 2019 to garner ACC Rookie of the Year and third-team All-ACC honors. In 2020, he was voted second team All ACC and was fourth in FBS with 3,586 passing yards. In 2021, Howell lost some of his supporting cast to the NFL and his passing stats dropped. The dual threat also rushed for 12 TDs in 2021, and Howell set the UNC career records for passing yards, passing touchdowns and total offense while throwing a touchdown in all 37 games.

Sam Howell Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash

All height, weight and workout information is from
- Height: 6'1"
- Weight: 218lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: N/A

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