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Oklahoma Sooners draft picks in 2018 NFL Draft are a little behind the rest, but that doesn’t mean they’re not worth a look.
The Big 12 has five teams in the top 15 of the NFL Draft, which has led to some interesting rankings and mock drafts.
The Big 12’s top five draft picks are ranked ahead of the other four, but not all of them are ranked above them.
This year’s draft class of the Big 12 is just a couple of weeks old, but the consensus rankings have been made.
Here are the top five picks of the 2017 Big 12 draft, along with their rankings based on my mock rankings:1.
QB Jacob Eason, Texas: The Sooners have been a pretty good quarterback since he was drafted by the Buckeyes, but Eason is one of the top quarterbacks available in the 2018 draft.
He was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 draft.2.
RB Samaje Perine, Texas A&M: Perine is an athletic back with an explosive first step.
He’s a versatile back, and he’s a dynamic playmaker for a defense that has allowed just four touchdowns to opposing running backs this season.3.
QB Samajecore McDaniel, Texas Tech: The No. 3 pick in this year’s NFL Draft has been one of college football’s most productive quarterbacks in his first two seasons, leading the Aggies to an 8-4 record and an SEC East title in 2017.
McDaniel threw for 2,851 yards and 23 touchdowns and ran for 5,097 yards and 20 scores in his final season at Texas Tech.4.
RB Alex Collins, LSU: Collins was a first-team All-SEC selection after leading the Tigers to an 11-1 record in 2017 and a No. 4 ranking in the SEC.
He threw for 1,846 yards and 21 touchdowns and rushed for 1 (1,051 yards) and nine scores in 2017, while adding 18 receptions for 222 yards.5.
WR Terrance Williams, Alabama: Williams, who started his career at Arkansas, is considered a dynamic receiver and a playmaker who is a perfect fit for the Crimson Tide’s offense.
He caught 68 passes for 1 ,858 yards and 19 touchdowns and had three 100-yard games.6.
DE Jordan Smith, Mississippi State: Smith has been a force for the Bulldogs’ defense, averaging 15.5 sacks and 23 quarterback hits.7.
QB De’Anthony Thomas, Auburn: Thomas was the SEC Offensive Player of the Year in 2017 after leading Auburn to an SEC title.
He also rushed for 568 yards and nine touchdowns and caught 13 passes for 142 yards and a touchdown in 2017 as the Tigers finished second in the league in scoring offense and third in scoring defense.8.
WR Michael Roberts, Florida: Roberts was a second-team first-Team All-America pick after being named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week after leading Florida to a No, 1 ranking in scoring and total offense.
He caught 39 passes for 564 yards and 10 touchdowns and also rushed 17 times for 113 yards and two scores.9.
QB Matt Barkley, Alabama State: Barkley led Alabama State to a 13-3 record in 2016 and finished his college career as the nation’s leading rusher.
He had 2,891 yards and 30 touchdowns on the ground and had two 100- yard games.10.
RB Jordan Willis, Clemson: Willis rushed for 681 yards and 12 touchdowns and added 49 receptions for 496 yards and three scores in the ACC.11.
WR De’Mornay Pierson-El, Missouri: Pierson, the No 1 pick in last year’s NBA Draft, is a dynamic slot receiver who has the speed and speed to be a top-15 receiver in the NFL.12.
WR DaQuan Bowers, Missouri State: Bowers had seven catches for 122 yards and one touchdown and rushed five times for 59 yards in 2016.13.
CB Marlon Humphrey, Alabama, S: Humphrey was the first-round pick in 2017 by the New York Giants, but he hasn’t been the same since.
Humphrey has been sacked 20 times, including four times in his last two games.14.
QB Jameis Winston, Florida State: Winston has been Florida State’s starter since he became the Seminoles’ starting quarterback.
He completed 60.5 percent of his passes for 2.5 yards per attempt this season and led the team with 10 touchdown passes.15.
QB Dak Prescott, Mississippi, S, Texas, S and WR: Prescott was a consensus first-rounder in the 2017 NFL Draft.
He has thrown for 3,945 yards and 35 touchdowns and has rushed for 2 touchdowns and 15 rushes for 70 yards in three seasons.16.
RB D’Onta Foreman, TexasA&