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ESPN's Louis Riddick: Baker Mayfield "Could Be Best Pro" QB In Class

Baker Mayfield speaks at NFL Combine.

ESPN's Louis Riddick had some high praise for Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield this week.

Riddick, a former NFL safety and pro scout, was asked for his analysis on the major quarterback prospects in this year's draft. It's clear he is a big fan of Mayfield.

Riddick said the Heisman Trophy winner could transition into the best pro out of the group that includes Josh Rosen, Sam Darnold, Josh Allen and Lamar Jackson.

"I know there are people that are going to say, especially when you talk about Baker's first and second down passing that it is all scheme-driven, and a lot of it is," Riddick said. "There are a lot of windows that are opened up by scheme for Baker. There are some instances where he is late on some throws and he doesn't throw people open.

"I think those things as far as how he processes the game as far as throwing people open is going to get faster and better and better. I think he overall, is going to be a guy I think is going to transfer over to being one of the best pros."

You can watch the video of Riddick below.

The 2018 NFL Draft is set for April 26-28 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The first round will be held on Thursday, April 26.

We'll see where Mayfield goes on the first night.