Kentucky QB Will Levis told @UKBlueChips that he will be declaring for the 2023 NFLDraft. Levis is expected to be a top-10 pick in the upcoming draft.
A fifth-year senior, Levis could have taken advantage of the NCAA waiver, enacted in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, that paused the eligibility clock for all college athletes, giving them an extra season of eligibility. Instead, Levis will take his talents to the pros, where he is expected to be one of the first quarterbacks selected in April’s draft.
Levis generated plenty of preseason buzz as a potential top quarterback prospect ahead of the 2022 season. He dazzled scouts and fans, throwing 2,812 yards and 24 touchdowns while adding 376 rushing yards and nine scores on the ground. He experienced a decline in production from last year as he has dealt with injuries and inconsistency within the Wildcats’ offense. has tallied 2,406 passing yards, 19 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions while completing 65.4% of his pass attempts.
Kentucky QB Will Levis. Photo courtsey of Andy Lyons / Getty Images Sport / Getty