Browns take Baker Mayfield with No. 1 pick in National Football League draft

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There wasn't much debate, he was the consensus top cornerback in this year's class, and he adds to a position of need for the Cleveland Browns, who have remade their secondary this offseason. "It's understood by Baker that he has to come in and learn the National Football League game", Browns coach Hue Jackson said after Mayfield's selection, adding, "We will do everything we can to put him in the best position to play".

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield throws during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 3, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Goldhammer's confidence quickly turned into a lost appetite and apparently a few tears, letting Twitter users know he was feeling "like poop".

But as Dorsey, coach Hue Jackson and others in Cleveland's organization spent more time with him, the Browns became convinced that he's the one who can finally end their long search for a franchise quarterback. He walked on at both Texas Tech and Oklahoma, won a Heisman Trophy and wound up being the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft. I don't take out the time for them. That is nothing against him, but what I have been able to do is be able to be up front and honest about who I am during these meetings. Twelve picks later, after Detroit had taken top center on offer Frank Ragnow, Cincinnati panicked and took the next best, despite the fact he likely would have still been around late second or even the third round.

Although the Cleveland Browns didn't win a single game last season, Mayfield says he is excited to get to work and hopes to change things around for the team.

In his final season with the Buckeyes in 2017, Ward played in a career-high 11 games where he made 37 tackles (30 solo), 2 tackles for loss and 2 interceptions. I like the guy.

Mayfield joins a roster that has Tyrod Taylor as the starting quarterback and Drew Stanton as the backup.

After beating Ohio State at home 31-16, Mayfield attempted to plant an OU flag in the middle of the "O" at midfield as a celebration.

The NFL Draft Theater Standby Process is allowing fans to register for the standby process to receive seated tickets into the NFL Draft Theater. "He's a guy that I could sit behind and learn from".

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