So your team drafted a quarterback. Which games should you watch to figure out his strengths and weaknesses? Matt Bowen lays it out.
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Adam Schefter talks to Lincoln Riley about coaching Baker Mayfield, his impact in Cleveland and if he would coach in the NFL
Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley talks to Adam Schefter about his time coaching Baker Mayfield, what Mayfield will bring to Cleveland, if he has any interest in coaching at the NFL level and more.
- Like dad, Orlando Brown Jr. headed to Ravens
- Mayfield confident of smooth transition to NFL
- Browns draft Mayfield with No. 1 overall pick
- Sources: Teams believe Browns pick Mayfield
The Browns became convinced Baker Mayfield had the football IQ, arm talent and moxie to give them what they've long sought at QB: a winner.
With players like Clemson's Trevor Lawrence putting on shows in spring football, this year's early enrollees might have started some QB controversies.
Orlando Brown Jr. is following his late father into the NFL -- with the same franchise, no less -- after being taken by the Baltimore Ravens as the 83rd pick in the draft.
In Baker Mayfield's first appearance with the Browns, the former Oklahoma QB said the transition from the Sooners' Air Raid offense won't be too difficult.
Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer
Expect the Browns to make some scheme adjustments when QB Baker Mayfield is ready for game action. However, Mayfield has the traits to produce in the modern NFL passing game. Accuracy, quick release, deep ball touch.
Baker Mayfield is headed to the Browns, who used the No. 1 overall draft pick on the ex-Oklahoma QB. Cleveland also picked CB Denzel Ward at No. 4.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Despite the Big 12's reputation, Baker Mayfield faced stiffer competition than either Sam Darnold or Josh Rosen last year. The adjusted defensive QBR of Mayfield's opponents, weighted by his number of action plays against them, was 44.8 last season. By the same method, Darnold's and Rosen's opponents' defensive QBR were 47.4 and 50.9, respectively. The lower the defensive QBR, the better the defense is at stopping opposing quarterbacks.
NFL coaches and GMs believe quarterback Baker Mayfield will be selected by the Browns with the No. 1 pick in the draft, sources told ESPN.
Baker Mayfield went all out and re-created Brett Favre's draft-day photo -- complete with jean shorts, wood paneling, an old-school phone and family and friends packed into a small room.
Notre Dame graduate transfer Jay Hayes will go to Georgia after first committing to Oklahoma.
Marty talks with Heisman trophy winner and draft prospect Baker Mayfield about the highs and lows of his career. Plus, Ryan McGee joined Marty to chat about Mayfield.
Former Sooners and current CFL running back Roy Finch was arrested for assault on a police officer on Sunday in Oklahoma.
OU's best candidate to replace a Heisman winner might currently be batting cleanup for the Sooners' baseball team. He spent the weekend playing for both squads.
Oklahoma bolstered its defensive line on Sunday when it picked up a commitment from Notre Dame graduate transfer Jay Hayes, who started all 13 games for the Irish last season.
Sooners running back Trey Sermon, who scored seven touchdowns last season, injured his leg during Saturday's spring game. Coach Lincoln Riley said "early indications are positive" that the injury is not serious.
Oklahoma president David Boren had a minor stroke before the unveiling of a statue honoring former Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops on Saturday morning and was taken away on a stretcher.
Oklahoma received commitments from Arjei Henderson, Thelonius Wease Jr. and Jamal Morris on Friday, each a member of the ESPN Jr 300.
Orlando Brown's NFL combine performance is now infamous -- he blew the bench, the 40, you name it. Then he had to figure out how to keep his NFL dream alive.
Clemson, Ohio State, Oklahoma and lots of others have their last spring showcases this weekend. Here's what you need to know.