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The 5 Best Quarterbacks Left In The Draft After The First Round, Per ESPN

Mason Rudolph drops back to throw a pass.

STILLWATER, OK - NOVEMBER 7 : Quarterback Mason Rudolph #2 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys looks to throw against the TCU Horned Frogs November 7, 2015 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The Cowboys defeated the Horned Frogs 49-29. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

The 2018 NFL Draft saw five quarterbacks taken in the first round on Thursday night. More could be on the way, too.

On Thursday, the Browns' front brass shocked everyone by confirming the rumors and actually drafting Heisman winner Baker Mayfield. The Jets landed Sam Darnold, who is widely considered the cleanest prospect, with the third overall pick. The Bills traded up to grab Josh Allen out of Wyoming with the No. 7 pick. UCLA star Josh Rosen wasn't too happy about falling to the 10th pick - despite the Cardinals moving up to make him the face of their franchise.

And finally, the Ravens traded up to select former Louisville star Lamar Jackson with the last pick of the first round - a good fit for the former Heisman winner considering he'll be under the tutelage of Marty Mornhinweg who specializes in developing in dual-threat signal callers.

If your team is in search of a QB, here's who ESPN has rated as the best prospects left at the position.

  • Mason Rudolph - Oklahoma State
  • Kyle Lauletta - Washington State
  • Luke Falk - Western Kentucky
  • Logan Woodside - Toledo
  • Kyle Allen - Houston

A few mocks had projected Rudolph to go in the first round, so he's probably the cream of the leftover QB crop. Last season for the Cowboys, Rudolph led the FBS in passing with 4,904 yards and even managed to beat out another fellow Big-12 signal caller for the 2017 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award.

Slim pickings, but hey - a less-than-fit quarterback drafted out of Michigan in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft did pretty well for himself.