With the No. 209 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills have selected Troy quarterback Levi Brown.
This is a player that the Bills have been intrigued by throughout the entire pre-draft process, as alluded to by the National Football Post. A two-year starter at Troy, the 6'3", 229-pound Brown completed 62.9% of his passes in that two-year period, throwing for 6,284 yards, 38 TD and 12 INT in the process. He's also a solid enough athlete, capable of avoiding pressure thanks to a quick pair of feet.
Brown will have a severe learning curve heading to the NFL, as he worked out of a spread offense at Troy. He's got to learn how to operate from under center, and reading defenses will be an early issue for him, but scouts like his arm strength and accuracy, and his anticipation and football smarts are considered a strong asset for him as well.
Buffalo now appears set at quarterback, where Brown joins incumbents Trent Edwards, Brian Brohm and Ryan Fitzpatrick in what is shaping up to be an
epic ahem, interesting open quarterback competition heading into training camp.
The Bills have one more pick to make at No. 216 overall. At that point, their participation in the 2010 NFL Draft will come to a close.
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