ASHBURN, Va. -- New Washington Football Team general manager Martin Mayhew took the short flight to Blacksburg on Friday instead of heading across the country to BYU's pro day to see a quarterback that everyone wants, in BYU's Zach Wilson.
Yes, BYU's Pro Day is more than just Wilson and perhaps the WFT sent Marty Hurney or one of their top scouts.
However, the decision to have Mayhew on the campus of Virginia Tech is a smart one.
Mayhew was able to see left tackle prospect Christian Darrisaw, who has been mocked several times to Washington at No. 19 overall.
Many Washington fans on social media have dismissed the idea of taking a left tackle in the first round, but there can be logic to it.
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Mayhew also got to see Divine Deablo, a safety, and middle linebacker Rayshard Ashby, who figures to be a late-round pick.
Ashby was recently a guest on the "Locked on WashingtonFootball Team" Podcast with David Harrison and myself.
Here are a few important numbers from what Mayhew was able to witness up close: