The Carolina Panthers selected Bryce Young with the first overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.

Young is a quarterback who played college football for the University of Alabama and won the Heisman Trophy in 2021.

Young was rated as the NFL's fourth-highest player overall in the draft and the highest-rated quarterback.

Young is compared to future Hall of Famer Drew Brees.

CJ Stroud, a quarterback from Ohio State University, was selected by the Houston Texans with the second overall pick.

Stroud's accuracy is a notable strength according to NFL analyst Lance Zierlein.

Stroud is described as a leader and a hard worker.

The Texans traded for the third overall pick and selected Young's teammate, linebacker Will Anderson Jr.

Anderson won the award given to the nation's outstanding college defensive player twice.

Anderson emphasized the hard work and dedication required to achieve success in football.