Emmanuel Ogbah Declares for 2016 NFL Draft: Latest Comments and Reaction

January 6, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Emmanuel Ogbah's stock has risen steadily over his sophomore and junior seasons, and the Oklahoma State defensive end will strike while the iron is hot. Ogbah announced Wednesday that he will skip his senior season and enter the 2016 NFL draft. 
A member of the 2012 recruiting class, Ogbah didn't arrive in Stillwater, Oklahoma, to much fanfare. According to 247Sports' composite ranking, he was the No. 44 strong-side defensive end and the No. 789 player overall that season.
After redshirting in 2012 and playing a supporting role in 2013, the Houston-area native exploded for 11 sacks and and 17 tackles for loss in 2014.
Once a pass-rusher has a breakout season, his numbers usually fall slightly the next year as opposing teams do more to try to minimize his impact on a game. However, Ogbah picked up 13 sacks and 17.5 tackles for loss in 2015.
In his most recent player rankings, Bleacher Report's Matt Miller ranked Ogbah as the 40th-best player and the fifth-b...

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