UCF Knights quarterback Blake Bortles is one of the hottest prospects in the 2014 NFL Draft class and his stock is only continuing to rise. In his latest mock draft, NFL Draft guru Tony Pauline projected that Bortles would be the No. 1 overall pick of the Houston Texans.
Pauline says that Bortles is a “Bill O’Brien type of passer,” which would give him the edge over Teddy Bridgewater and Johnny Manziel.
O’Brien is also familiar with Bortles, who led the Knights on an upset victory over Penn State in State College.
Here is a look at the top five of Pauline’s latest mock draft, which you can read in full here: