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2016 NFL Draft Watch: Week 11 (Oklahoma at Baylor)

This week, we focus on a primetime matchup between Big 12 powerhouses Oklahoma and Baylor. Here are some prospects that the Detroit Lions may target in Saturday's showdown.

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#12 Oklahoma at #6 Baylor - 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC


CB Zack Sanchez, 5-foot-11, 175 pounds (#15, RS Junior)

Sanchez is rail-thin at the CB position. If he decides to declare for the NFL Draft, he's definitely going to have to beef up before the combine. He is true a boom-or-bust player with tremendous ball skills, but consistency has always been his problem. His footwork can be a mess at times, taking false steps and getting beat on quick inside releases. Sanchez is arguably one of the most instinctive CBs in this class and if he can perfect his technique, he could see his stock rise as high as the first or second round.

Other players to watch:

DE Charles Tapper, 6-foot-2, 282 pounds (#91, Senior)

LB Dominique Alexander, 6-foot-0, 224 pounds (#1, Junior)

WR Sterling Shepard, 5-foot-10, 193 pounds (#3, Senior)

OLB Eric Striker, 6-foot-0, 222 pounds (#19, Senior)


WR Corey Coleman, 5-foot-10, 190 pounds (#1, Junior)

Coleman is a phenomenal receiver and maybe one of the most exciting to watch. You can tell almost 100 percent of the time when he's being targeted based on his body language pre-snap, but you still can't stop him. You may think that giving off a tell like that is a bad thing, but that's Baylor's offense in a nutshell. The receivers preserve their energy on run plays or when they're not targeted. It can be a frustrating offense to watch for scouting purposes, but Coleman is an absolute specimen.

DIRTY. Coleman has some of the quickest feet I've ever seen at WR and can separate off the line of scrimmage at the blink of an eye. He's an explosive, quick-twitch athlete that is arguably the toughest player to cover in college football. Coleman is relatively small for an outside receiver, but plays like he's 6-foot-3, constantly hauling in contested throws.

Coleman is going to test very well at the combine, which will likely lock him in as a first round pick.

DT Andrew Billings, 6-foot-1, 310 pounds (#75, Junior)

Andrew Billings is a freak. He is the strongest DT prospect I've seen since Ndamukong Suh's Nebraska days. He broke a 22-year-old Texas state record, lifting over a combined 2000 pounds (500 bench, 805 squat, 705 deadlift) back in 2013. The previous record holder? None other than "The World's Strongest Man," Mark Henry.

Billings' strength is on full display here as he carries the right guard directly into the ball carrier for a five-yard loss on the play.

Billings is going to feast unless you double or triple-team him, plain and simple. In the play above, Billings exhibits good quickness off the snap and uses his power to abuse the Jayhawk center, but most importantly, keeps his head up and locates the ball carrier for a three-yard loss.

The next step for Billings is to expand his repertoire as a pass rusher. We've seen his unmatched power, but I'd like to see him develop a go-to move, rather than relying on a bull rush nearly 100 percent of the time. Billings is another prospect that I would assume will be selected in the first round.

Other players to watch:

DE Shawn Oakman, 6-foot-8, 276 pounds (#2, RS Senior)

OT Spencer Drango, 6-foot-6, 320 pounds (#58, RS Senior)

CB Xavien Howard, 6-foot-2, 200 pounds (#4, RS Junior)

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