Draft Day: Two Uncertainties

The first part of this two-part series included the two certainties of the 2010 NFL Draft that begins at 6:30 p.m. tonight, and here now are the two things that are not set in stone yet.

What's still uncertain about this draft?

1. Will tight end Jermaine Gresham go in the first round? Gresham hopes to become the first Sooner tight end to be selected in the first round since Keith Jackson went to the Philadelphia Eagles in 1988. But while several draft analyses predict that he will do so, others indicate he may be a second round pick. With that said, he certainly has the skill set and produced the types of numbers during OU's run to the national championship game in 2008 to go in the first set of selections. That year, he caught 66 passes for 950 yards and 14 touchdowns, including an average of 14.4 yards per reception and 67.9 yards per game. So it will be interesting to see how that pans out, whether or not Gresham will go in the first round.

2. Will the Sooners become only the third school in NFL Draft history to have guys go one-two? After the St. Louis Rams take Bradford, the Detroit Lions will be on the clock to make their pick. Draft predictions are split up between OU defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. But let's say the Lions elect to go with McCoy. It will be a remarkable feat accomplished by these players as well as the Sooner football program.

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