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If you were a team drafting early in the NFL Draft, would you take Tua Tagovailoa?

One of the biggest names in college football could be a Top 10 pick, or will he hit a free fall?

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The 2020 NFL Draft is just days away, and the speculation regarding the top of the draft are running rampant. While the Pittsburgh Steelers will celebrate Minkah Fitzpatrick in the first round of the draft process, the rest of the NFL discusses what they will do with their first round pick.

Teams like the Cincinnati Bengals, Washington Redskins, Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins have some tough decisions awaiting them, but none bigger than the teams who are looking to find their franchise quarterback in the upcoming selection process.

Of the prospects available, none have a bigger question mark surrounding them than former Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Tua was considered the top quarterback prospect until a hip injury ended his 2019 season, and put his draft stock in jeopardy.

Recently, Tua held a close Pro Day of his own, and ESPN’s Chris Mortenson obtained the footage of the workout and put them out on Twitter for fans to take in.

Check out the workout:

Now, we, as Steelers fans, realize Tua is not an option for the black-and-gold, but it doesn’t mean football fans can’t discuss upcoming prospects even if they won’t land in Pittsburgh.

Which brings us to the crux of this discussion. Would you take Tua if you were one of the teams drafting early in the draft? Several have voiced concerns about his health, and some suggest he is more than healthy to play from Day 1 as a professional in the NFL.

It all depends who you trust, and what you believe, but is the upside of Tua worth the risk of drafting a player who could have lingering issues with a hip injury? With all that said, would you draft Tua early in the draft, or is the risk not worth the reward?

Let us know what you think in the poll below, and feel free to explain yourself in the comment section below! Be sure to stay tuned to BTSC for the latest news and notes surrounding the black-and-gold as they prepare for the 2020 NFL Draft and the upcoming 2020 regular season.


Would you draft Tua high in the 2020 NFL Draft if you were picking in the early portions of the first round?

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