Cam Newton won the Heisman Trophy Saturday, helping to secure what could hardly have been doubted much beforehand: He will surely declare for the 2011 NFL Draft, and he will find a comfortable home within the first 20 picks.
But where will that home be? The answer depends on a number of things. As the NFL season draws to a close, the prospective draft order gets clearer with each passing week. That permits a certain amount of speculation about who, exactly, will have the most interest in Newton. The Minnesota Vikings make ample sense, but may need to trade up to get Newton from their projected draft slot in the 12-14 range.
Newton is the most intriguing quarterback on the Draft board because of the relative unpredictability surrounding him as NFL Draft season begins in earnest. He is not the only one, though, or even the best. Read on for the likely draft slots (and suitors) of the Draft's five best quarterback prospects.