Packers: 3 reasons to believe in Jordan Love in 2023

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2. Jordan Love was one of the top QB prospects in 2020

It's easy to forget that Jordan Love was one of the top prospects in a deep quarterback class in 2020. Four quarterbacks went in the first round: Joe Burrow, Tua Tagovailoa, Justin Herbert, and Love.

Love was selected before Jalen Hurts, who went in the second round.

"Love has the upside to develop into a franchise quarterback at the next level," wrote Jacob Infante of Draft Wire in March 2020.

Many considered Love a risky pick, but there was little doubting his potential with time to develop.

"The more I watched Love, the more I liked him, but he's either going to boom Patrick Mahomes style or bust in the NFL," wrote Chris Trapasso of CBS Sports in April 2020.

In what proved to be a great quarterback class, Love was right there among the best of them. He was a first-rounder, and the Packers traded up to get him.

In college, Love's stats in 2019 weren't great for various reasons, but in 2018, he threw for 3,567 yards, 32 touchdowns, and just six interceptions.

Love hasn't had much of a chance to prove himself in the NFL yet, but it's important not to forget that he was one of the top quarterback prospects in 2020, and he was a first-round pick for a reason.