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5 biggest X-factors in the 2023 NFL Draft: Anthony Richardson, Bijan Robinson and more

Florida Gators quarterback Anthony Richardson (15) throws the ball during the first half against the Georgia Bulldogs at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, FL on Saturday, October 29, 2022. [Matt Pendleton/Gainesville Sun] Ncaa Football Florida Gators Vs Georgia Bulldogs

  • Anthony RichardsonThe Florida QB's blend of athleticism and size is something that doesn’t come along too often at the quarterback position.
  • Bijan RobinsonThe Texas RB led all running backs with 104 missed tackles forced on runs this past season.
  • Devon WitherspoonThe Illinois defender led all college cornerbacks with a 92.5 PFF coverage grade in 2022.
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The 2023 NFL Draft is just over a week away and with that in mind, we are taking a look at some of this class' biggest X-Factors. From passers who can make plays on the ground to playmakers in the defensive backfield, these are players who have valuable traits in today’s NFL.

QB Anthony Richardson, Florida

Richardson’s blend of athleticism and size is something that doesn’t come along too often at the quarterback position. He forced 39 missed tackles as a runner in 2022, ranking fourth among quarterbacks, while being tied for 15th in this draft class with 19 big-time throws over the course of the season.

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