Sam Howell RUMORS & NEWS

Sam Howell

Position Quarterback
Height 6'1"
Weight 220 lbs
Birthplace Indian Trail, North Carolina
Current Team North Carolina
  • First-year college phenom Sam Howell is starting over in the NFL

    Sportsnaut "The 2022 NFL Draft quarterback class was an interesting one that saw signal-callers come off the board in an order that hardly anyone predicted. Among those to fall later than expected was North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell. Howell was largely projected to be taken absolutely no..." June 07

  • Seahawks Were High On QB Sam Howell

    Pro Football Rumors "New Commanders quarterback Sam Howell, whom Washington selected in the fifth round of this year’s draft, had a lot of supporters in the Seahawks organization, per Jeremy Fowler of Seattle, which of course traded franchise icon Russell Wilson to the Broncos earlier..." May 15

  • NFL Fans React To Washington Commanders Rookie QB Sam Howell Never Eating A Steak or Burger In His Life

    Total Pro Sports "Sam Howell is not like athletes in the National Football League. The former North Carolina Tar Heels QB has thrown for thousands of yards but is not a man that has ever tasted red meat. Per MLB Network’s Grant Paulsen, “I just found out Sam Howell has never eaten..." May 11

  • Commanders have plans for their rookie QB Sam Howell

    Larry Brown Sports "The Washington Commanders have committed to Carson Wentz as their quarterback in 2022, but the organization is not afraid to put some pressure on their new acquisition. Commanders offensive coordinator Scott Turner praised rookie Sam Howell in an interview with the team’s..." May 09

  • Sam Howell’s immediate reaction to Commanders drafting him in the fifth round

    Clutch Points "For the third time in the last 10 drafts, the Washington Commanders selected a quarterback, as they picked former North Carolina passer Sam Howell in the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft. Howell is so far the sixth quarterback to be taken off the board in this year’s..." April 30

  • Commanders Draft Sam Howell At No. 144

    Pro Football Talk "This draft’s slow-paced approach with non-Kenny Pickett quarterbacks affected Sam Howell, whose wait lasted well into Day 3. The Commanders stopped the skid. Washington led off the fifth round by taking the North Carolina passer at No. 144. " April 30

  • SEA Considering Malik Willis at 9; Also Likes Sam Howell in Draft

    Bleacher Report "The Seattle Seahawks reportedly have their eye on at least a couple of quarterback prospects entering the 2022 NFL draft this week. ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reported Tuesday on SportsCenter that the Seahawks would consider taking Liberty quarterback Malik Willis with the No...." April 26

  • Sam Howell visiting Panthers Monday

    Pro Football Talk "The Panthers will reportedly continue doing their research on this year’s quarterback prospects on Monday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell will be visiting the team to kick off the week. Howell was listed as an expected..." April 18

  • 2022 NFL Draft: Making the case for Sam Howell to be the first quarterback off the board

    CBS Sports ""His best football is in front of him," a commonly utilized phrase in scouting report prospects should love reading about themselves this time of year, even if there is an underlying message about said prospect underachieving in college.  And it's a scouting term..." April 14

  • Commanders, Saints Had Large Presence At Sam Howell’s Pro Day

    Pro Football Rumors "While Malik Willis and Kenny Pickett have garnered most of the attention in terms of top quarterback prospects, North Carolina’s Sam Howell remains a highly-touted option as well. Two of the teams who sent large delegations to see him at his recent pro day..." April 03

  • 4 ideal Sam Howell landing spots in the 2022 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "Former North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell just took part in the program’s pro day as a way to show NFL scouts that he has what it takes to be a franchise guy leading up to the 2022 NFL Draft. By all accounts, Howell looked petty good tossing scripted passes as he..." March 29

  • Steelers Are ‘Best Fit’ For North Carolina QB Sam Howell

    Heavy "The Pittsburgh Steelers have frequently been linked to Liberty quarterback Malik Willis, one of the top QBs available in the 2022 NFL Draft. But in Pro Football Focus’ March 2 feature on the ‘Best NFL team fits for top 2022 NFL Draft prospects,’ PFF pairs..." March 03

  • Sam Howell will throw at Combine, won’t do other drills

    Pro Football Talk "North Carolina’s Sam Howell is trying to move to the front of the list of quarterback prospects in this year’s draft and that effort will be a limited one at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis this week. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Howell will..." March 03

  • Sam Howell Reveals Eagles Made Him Shoot Basketball on Mini Hoop During Pre-draft Meeting

    Total Pro Sports "We are now at one of the best times of the year when the NFL scouting combine kicks off and teams are asking prospects strange questions or having them perform offbeat tasks to see if they would be a good fit for their franchise. The Philadelphia Eagles had UNC quarterback Sam Howell..." March 03

  • Best and Worst Landing Spots for 2022 NFL Draft's Top Quarterback Prospects

    Bleacher Report "The situation in which prospects are placed often dictates whether they are a success or failure at the NFL level.  Talent only goes so far. A new coaching staff, surrounding cast and system have a dramatic effect on a young player's development. This past..." January 12


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