He does not arrive with the same experience as any of the previous first-round picks.
He does have cachet as a local product, having starred in high school at nearby Bullis School in Potamac, Maryland.
Then he threw 50 touchdown passes in his lone season starting at Ohio State.
He’s used to the spotlight and the scrutiny. He has some charisma, which pairs well with production to create buzz.
“For playing only one year, to put up the numbers that he put up is really incredible,” Redskins coach Jay Gruden said, “so we feel like there is such an upside with him that you couldn’t pass him up.”