Another pick would give the Sooners their most picks since 2015, when they had seven players picked though none were taken in the first round. He also lost his job as the punt returner and was utilized primarily as a decoy.
Michigan State extended its streak of having at least one player selected in the National Football League draft to 78 years when Brian Allen was selected by the Los Angeles Rams early in the fourth round Saturday.
Kiser, a highly decorated Baltimore native, won the Campbell Trophy - dubbed the "Academic Heisman" - and was a second-team All-American as a senior.
Building offensive line and linebacker/pass rushing depth were the Rams' main goals going into the draft, and those themes played out.
Four LSU Tigers selected in night 2 of the NFL Draft
While the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft was thrilling, the second round has yielded some of the best picks in recent memory. General manager Bob Quinn did not get into specifics except to say that for some teams there were some questions about Guice.
ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper said Kiser is among the best inside linebackers in the draft, and said prior to the draft that he could go in the third or fourth round. Noteboom played left tackle in his final two seasons at TCU and was an honorable mention All-Big-12 selection last season.
Other NFL prospects such as receiver Jeff Badet (who ran a 4.27 40 at OU's pro day) cornerback Jordan Thomas (who was once labeled with first-round potential) and safety Steven Parker (a Tulsa native) also went undrafted. Kiser is the 10th Cavalier all-time to be drafted by the Los Angles Rams.
"I'm pumped. This is a blessing", Kiser said in a conference call with reporters. Just as the Rams expect veteran Andrew Whitworth to mentor Noteboom, veteran center John Sullivan will be a role model for Allen. Okoronkwo was a terror as a senior, putting up 17.5 tackles for loss and eight sacks. Howard can provide added depth at inside linebacker.
In a busy sixth round, the Rams took Kelly, a versatile 5-foot-8 running back who left Tennessee after a junior season, plus Demby, who played offensive tackle and guard at ME, plus Joseph, who played nose tackle at Rutgers, and finally Young, who played both linebacker and defensive end at Louisville.