NFL Notes: Baker Mayfield, Hayden Hurst, Draft


Baker Mayfield

  • According to Robert Klemko, Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield is set to embark on a tour of pre-draft visits with the Browns, Bills, Giants, Jets, Dolphins, Broncos and Cardinals over the next few weeks.

Hayden Hurst

According to Lance Zierlein of, South Carolina’s Hayden Hurst is emerging as the favorite to be the first tight end selected this year.

A personnel man tells Zierlein that he preferred Hurst to other notable tight end prospects and it “wasn’t even close.

  • South Carolina TE Hayden Hurst has a private visit scheduled with the Saints. (Herbie Teope)
  • The Eagles are interested in South Carolina TE Hayden Hurst. (Zack Rosenblatt)


  • Nebraska CB Joshua Kalu has worked out for the Saints and Cowboys and is invited to the Texans’ local prospect day. (Aaron Wilson)
  • UCF TE Jordan Akins has a pre-draft visit scheduled with the Chiefs and has worked for the Saints and Chargers already. (Mike Kaye)
  • Rice LB Emmanuel Ellerbe spoke with the Titans and Patriots at his Pro Day and is invited to the Texans’ local prospect day. (Aaron Wilson)
  • Houston Baptist CB Chris Hardeman spoke with the Browns, Jaguars, Broncos, 49ers, and Titans on Thursday. (Aaron Wilson)
  • Kansas DE/OLB Dorance Armstrong has worked out privately for the Texans, Titans and Chiefs. (Aaron Wilson)
  • Yale OLB Foyesade Oluokun has pre-draft visits scheduled with the Seahawks and Chiefs. (Aaron Wilson)
  • BYU LB Fred Warner has pre-draft visits lined up with the Broncos, Bills and Jets and has already worked out privately for the Saints, Texans and Cowboys. (Alex Marvez)
  • Oregon CB Arrion Springs has a visit lined up with the Browns. (Aaron Wilson)
  • Central Arkansas CB/PR Tremon Smith has a pre-draft visit scheduled with the Eagles. (Aaron Wilson)
  • Southern Miss S Tarvarius Moore will visit with the Browns, Dolphins, Colts, Texans, Jets, Cardinals and Bears. (Mike Garafolo)
  • The Colts, Dolphins and Saints have shown some interest in Minnesota RB Kobe McCrary. (Darren Wolfson)
  • Central Arkansas CB Tremon Smith has a visit lined up with the Browns. (Aaron Wilson)
  • Limestone College WR Vyncint Smith has a top-30 pre-draft visit lined up with the Jets. (Christian Shanafelt)