Former New York Jet great Joe Namath is a big fan of Baker Mayfield.
Namath, who led the Jets to their lone Super Bowl victory in 1969, told ESPN he was impressed after watching Mayfield’s Oklahoma team take on Georgia in the 2018 Rose Bowl.
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New England has famously been playing with a sixth-round quarterback for the better part of the millennium, and has not drafted a QB in the first round since Drew Bledsoe in 1993. In fact, the Patriots have taken just four QBs in the first round since 1960 鈥?Bledsoe, Dmitry Kulikov Authentic Jersey Tony Eason (1983), Jim Plunkett (1971) and Jack Concannnon (1964).
Now, Robert Kraft has not been the owner of the team since 1960, when they were still the Boston Patriots, but in his tenure as owner since 1988, the team has selected just one QB in the first round.
After an extended wait on Thursday, the Louisville quarterback was taken by the Baltimore Ravens聽with the No. 32 overall pick in the first round.
The Ravens traded up to the spot in a deal with the Philadelphia Eagles, who picked up a second-round selection and swapped fourth rounders with Baltimore.
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The 2016 Heisman Trophy winner, Jackson flustered defenses throughout his three-year run as a starter, scoring 119 touchdowns (69 passing and 50 rushing).
But he faces persistent scrutiny on his skills as a pocket passer.
The talent speaks for itself, Jackson told USA TODAY Sports’ Lindsay H. Jones on Wednesday. I just had to show them what I knew, that I knew football, that they could talk football with me, Jackson said.
In Baltimore, he looms as an eventual successor to 33-year-old Joe Flacco. The Ravens have never drafted a quarterback before the sixth round since taking Flacco in the first in 2008.
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