The Moore American


April 24, 2013

Johnson could be top-pick in NFL draft



When Johnson’s name is announced by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, he will become 43rd OU player to be drafted in the first round and 13th under OU coach Bob Stoops.

Johnson is expected to become the fifth offensive lineman to be a first-round during Stoops’ tenure.

Here is a list of the positions that have accounted for OU’s first-round picks since 2000:

· Offensive line (4): Stockar McDougle (2000), Jammal Brown (2005), Davin Joseph (2006), Trent Williams (2010)

· Defensive back (2): Roy Williams (2002), Andre Woolfolk (2003)

· Defensive line: (2): Tommie Harris (2004), Gerald McCoy (2010)

· Quarterback (1): Sam Bradford (2010)

· Running back (1): Adrian Peterson (2007)

· Tight end (1): Jermaine Gresham (2010)

· Wide receiver (1): Mark Clayton (2005)

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