Oklahomans in the NFL: A look at the former OU, OSU and Tulsa players who were drafted or signed

by Michael Baldwin Modified: May 11, 2014 at 5:20 pm •  Published: May 11, 2014
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Rd. Pos. Player (team)

4th WR Jalen Saunders (NY Jets): He’s small (5-9, 175) but could carve out a role as a slot receiver.

4th CB Aaron Colvin (Jacksonville): Coming off a torn ACL, he’ll begin the season on PUP list, eligible to play in Week 7.

7th LB Corey Nelson (Denver): Three-year starter is coming off a torn pectoral muscle, a candidate for the PUP list.

7th FB Trey Millard (San Francisco): Coming off a torn ACL, the early projection is Millard will rehab while on injured reserve.

FA WR Lacoltan Bester (Houston): Faces long odds; will need to have a strong showing at training camp.

FA RB Brennan Clay (Denver): The Broncos are loaded, but Clay has proven the experts wrong before.

FA OG/C Gabe Ikard (Tennessee): One of the most coveted free agents, Ikard has a viable shot to make the team.

FA OG Bronson Irwin (Seattle): The Seahawks have one of the NFL’s top O-lines but have had injury issues.

FA S Gabe Lynn (Detroit): It will be mandatory for Lynn to play well on special teams to make 53-man roster.

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by Michael Baldwin
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Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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