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Mid-Week Roundup: Kendal Thompson To Utah, Trey Millard Up & Running, OU's NFL Draft Outlook


Oklahoma football: Kendal Thompson lands at Utah - NewsOK

Former Oklahoma quarterback Kendal Thompson looks to have found his next college football home - The University of Utah.

The Utah Football Twitter page made an announcement Wednesday morning that Thompson was officially part of the "Ute Nation." Thompson had visited Utah earlier this month.

Oklahoma football roundtable: Who gets drafted earliest? Who has most to prove at Pro Day? - Barry Tramel, Ryan Aber, Jason Kersey - NewsOK

The NFL Combine is all wrapped up, and the Sooners that were invited to participate performed pretty well.

Prior to the combine, Jason Kersey wrote about the OU prospects and their status headed into Indianapolis. With the combine in the rear-view, our writers answered some questions about the Sooners' draft prospects headed into Pro Day on March 12 and the draft in May:

1. Which OU player will be drafted the earliest and why?

OU Sports: Barry Switzer compares Johnny Manziel to Michael Jordan, Oscar Robertson - Guerin Emig - Tulsa World

"I've seen Michael Jordan and Oscar Robertson. I've seen Oscar Robertson play live," Switzer told Boadu. "I saw him against my college team as a sophomore for Cincinnati. With three minutes left in the game, my team had 54 points and Oscar had 56. He's the only player, and then Michael Jordan comes along, but he's the only player that can take control of a game and win a game by himself.

"Well let me tell you, Johnny Manziel is the first football player I've ever seen that can control the game like those guys did in basketball."

Oklahoma football: Trey Millard is running - NewsOK

Former Oklahoma fullback Trey Millard said he's back running again after tearing his ACL this fall.

Millard was injured in the Sooners' 38-30 win over Texas Tech in October. Despite his season-ending injury, Millard is still rated as the No. 1 fullback prospect by ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr.