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Baker Mayfield Will Visit These 7 NFL Teams

Baker Mayfield and Lincoln Riley shake hands during the Rose Bowl.

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners shakes hands with head coach Lincoln Riley during the 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal Game against the Georgia Bulldogs at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Baker Mayfield was a walk-on in college, so he probably didn't have an extensive number of visits before enrolling at Texas Tech, and eventually transferring to Oklahoma. That isn't the case for his NFL Draft process though.

Mayfield may not be the first, or even the third, quarterback taken in the draft. However, he is probably the one under the closest microscope.

No one put up the eye-popping passing stats that Mayfield did during his Sooners career. He captured the Heisman trophy in December after an especially prolific season.

Mayfield, who is just around 6-feet tall, doesn't have the classic look of an NFL quarterback. His fiery personality on the field isn't appreciated by everyone.

Still, a bunch of teams are considering taking him. According to The MMQB, which has a running series of articles on Baker Mayfield's draft process, he has visits to seven franchises lined up.

Before Mayfield embarks on a cross-country tour of visits—which will include Cleveland, Buffalo, both the Giants and Jets in New Jersey, Miami, Denver and Arizona—he spent a day on an ESPN set in UCLA’s football building with Russell Wilson. The Seahawks quarterback is debuting a four-part television feature this month, QB2QB, in which he interviews four different NFL draft prospects and shares his perspective into the mental side of the game.

All seven teams that Baker Mayfield will visit have picks in the top 15 of the NFL Draft.

Mayfield has been connected to almost all of these teams during the process. The Browns, which have the first and fourth picks of the draft, are expected to take USC's Sam Darnold, but say they are still considering Mayfield.

Mayfield previously said he wanted to go to the Dolphins. He hosted the team for a workout in Norman last week.

On Friday, NFL Network's Pete Schrager put out a new mock draft, in which he predicts that the Bills will make a big trade up to take Mayfield.

Of course, there are numerous instances of players getting drafted by teams that they had limited contact with during the lead-up to the Draft itself. It is still anyone's guess which team will have the confidence to take Mayfield.

 [The MMQB]