The Cincinnati Bengals have 12 draft selections this year, so, it was not likely, but possible, for former teammates to join together on the roster.
Second round pick Joe Mixon will already have a friend in Cincinnati as he’s joined by sixth round pick and fellow Sooner Jordan Evans.
Here are the social media reactions to Evans joining the Bengals’ roster, adding to the linebacker depth on the team.
Proud of @jordanevans_26 for realizing his dream today. Proud to have been a part of the bball program at North with him.— Aseem Rastogi (@Rastogi_Aseem) April 29, 2017
Another Sooner to the Bengals!! Congrats brother!!! @jordanevans_26!!! Ball out, but don't forget to tell them you can do kick returns too— Baker Mayfield (@baker_mayfield6) April 29, 2017
#Bengals get a good one in Jordan Evans here in the 6th round— NFL Mocks Crew (@NFLMocks) April 29, 2017
LB coach Jim Haslett on 6th round pick Jordan Evans: "One of better cover guys I’ve seen in a long time. Fast, will help Darrin right away."— Paul Dehner Jr. (@pauldehnerjr) April 29, 2017
Jordan Evans' versatility & athleticism (special teams) gives him good chance to make roster. Expect him to take full advantage of his shot— Eric Bailey (@EricBaileyTW) April 29, 2017
If the Bengals had ANY reservations about Mixon, getting Jordan Evans is HUGE. Class act and a familiar face for Joe. Can help transition— Derek Peterson (@DrPetey15) April 29, 2017