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Nate Sudfeld studied Kirk Cousins' game, speech

The Washington Redskins selected their first quarterback since drafting Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins in 2012, opting for Indiana's Nate Sudfeld in the sixth round. If Sudfeld develops he could be a solid backup or trade bait down the line.

My take: Sudfeld was an inconsistent quarterback at Indiana, but he was one reason why the Hoosiers had a dangerous offense at times. He led the Big Ten in yards per pass at 8.2 and was a three-year starter. Last season, the 6-foot-6 Sudfeld threw for 3,573 yards and 27 touchdowns against seven interceptions. Sudfeld also offers strong character, having gone on two missions to Uganda. His brother, Zach, plays tight end for the Jets.

Cousins blueprint: Sudfeld said he used to study Cousins' game, having grown up in Indiana and watched Cousins at Michigan State. Sudfeld also said he watched Cousins' speech at the Big Ten media day "probably 100 times" in order to prepare for his own speech last year.