Former Oklahoma State defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah was taken by the Cleveland Browns with the 32nd pick in the NFL draft. Ogbah is likely going to find early playing time in Cleveland with both defensive ends being over 30. Reports had surfaced that Dallas was very interested in Ogbah, but Cleveland would not trade back. Ultimately, Ogbah was the first player off the board in the second day of the draft.
Ogbah's predicted landing spot greatly varied. The Washington Post had him going as a mid-first round pick while ESPN had him falling out of the first round. Most recently, NFL.com's Zach Zierlein listed Ogbah dropping to the third round as a feasible rumor. Many saw Ogbah as a boom-or-bust prospect with the frame and athletic ability to excel but the inconsistency to make him a big question mark in many scout's eyes.
Ultimately, Ogbah will need to improve to become a presence in this league. But with a good scheme and plenty of fellow talent in his position group, he is in a good position to eventually grow to his full potential.
Congratulations, Emmanuel, on becoming a Cleveland Brown!