"I'm more motivated than ever, there's a bigger chip on my shoulder, the league done messed up," he told ESPN in an interview after being selected by his hometown team. "I'm right down the street, so we're going to do it right this time. So it's crazy."
Haskins is a prototypical pocket passer with a very good arm, can drive the ball into tight windows and proved to be a good decision maker in big games against top-tier competition. The questions on Haskins entering Thursday night were mostly about whether he is ready to play from the jump, and how he will react to being pressured given his lack of mobility.
Most years, Haskins would have likely been a top-10 pick, but with few teams looking for signal-callers, the Redskins were able to wait and pluck their guy at No. 15.