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Mayfield posts epic recreation of Brett Favre's draft day photo

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates with the Golden Hat Trophy following the team's 29-24 win over Texas in an NCAA college football game in Dallas. Baker Mayfield is the AP player of the year, becoming the fourth Oklahoma quarterback to win the award since it was established in 1998. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)

It's a big day for Sooners Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield as he learns where he'll be starting his pro career.

The first round of the 2018 NFL Draft kicks off Thursday night. Mayfield is expected to be a high pick, possibly even going number one overall to the Cleveland Browns.

But the night before the draft, Mayfield seemed as calm and collected as he did leading the OU to another Big XII title.

Mayfield posted two pictures on his Instagram and Twitter accounts, recreating the photo Packers Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre on his 1991 draft day. Mayfield has, several times by analysts, been compared to the former Green Bay legend.

Mayfield included a quote from Favre, saying, "“There are those people who are in your corner no matter what, you can’t do any wrong, even when you do wrong. And then there are those people that no matter what you do they are going to dislike you and that’s not going to change.”

Mayfield hopes to not have to wait as long as Farve, who was taken by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round in 1991. Mayfield will not attend the draft in Dallas.



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