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Emmanuel Ogbah Declares For The NFL Draft

In not a entirely surprising turn of events, the star defensive end will forgo his junior season.

Rob Ferguson-USA TODAY Sports

Emmanuel Ogbah burst onto the scene about a year and a half ago when Oklahoma State took on Florida State in Arlington, Texas.

Since then, the spotlight hasn't left the defensive end, who is the current active sack leader in all of the NCAA. Ogbah has officially announced he will be heading toward the NFL Draft come May, where he is expected to be a first-round pick, the first for Oklahoma State since Justin Gilbert in the 2014 draft and the 21st Cowboy to go in the first in school history. If Ogbah is to be the first defensive end since Ryan McBean (Round 4, Pick 132) to be taken out of Stillwater, it's expected in many circles he falls anywhere from pick No. 9 (Tampa Bay) all the way to pick No. 30 (Assuming it's Arizona).

Ogbah's high-effort has put him in OSU history books and leading the Big 12 with 13 sacks in 2015. He was also second with 17.5 tackles for loss, forced three fumbles (tied for sixth). Ogbah will certainly be missed as the dominant force he was for Oklahoma State but the Cowboys did have some young guys who played well when he was on the sidelines for short periods of time, sort of like he did before he became the star he is known as now.