Fields is commonly thought of the third-best quarterback on this yr’s draft behind Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson. He accomplished 69.9% of his passes for two,098 yards, 22 touchdowns and 6 picks final season.
In his second yr as a starter, Fields led Ohio State to the nationwide title recreation and a Large Ten championship.
Rumors of Fields doubtlessly sliding within the draft started after it was reported Sunday that the San Francisco 49ers, holders of the third-overall decide, have narrowed their choice to Alabama’s Mac Jones and North Dakota State’s Trey Lance.
If Fields drops, the Patriots may make a commerce with both the Detroit Lions or Carolina Panthers, who personal the seventh- and eighth-overall picks.
The Patriots personal the No. 15 decide and a second-rounder at forty sixth total. These picks may vault them into the highest 10.