Oklahoma left tackle Orlando Brown announced that he intends to enter this spring’s NFL Draft.
The 6-foot-8, 345-pound redshirt junior, a first-team All-American and an Outland Trophy finalist, announced his decision Wednesday on Twitter.
After talking things over with my family and coaches, I will be declaring early for the NFL Draft. It’s been an amazing 4 years here. I wouldn’t want to be a part of any other university. Thank you Sooner Nation!!! ??????
— Orlando Brown (Zeus) (@ZEUS__78) January 3, 2018
Brown anchored the offensive line for three seasons, making 40 consecutive starts for the Sooners and star quarterback Baker Mayfield.
Brown’s late father, Orlando Sr., started more than 100 games on the offensive line for the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens from 1993 to 2005.
At least 59 underclassmen have declared for the draft since the end of the 2017 season.
Last season, more than 30 percent of underclassmen who entered the draft did not make an NFL team.
— Field Level Media