Oklahoma misplaced considered one of its finest defensive backs Wednesday evening as senior redshirt CJ Kordon declared himself within the 2023 NFL Draft.
Cordon spent one season with Norman and made a huge impact within the stretch with 40 tackles, six move deflections and a team-leading 4 interceptions.
He began the 2022 season as a deep piece for the Sooners, however entered the rotation halfway via the season, incomes begins in Oklahoma’s ultimate three video games.
Earlier than coming to OU, Cordon spent 4 seasons with the Wyoming Cowboys, the place he was an All-Convention sort participant. Over the course of his profession, Kordon recorded a complete of 155 tackles, 6 interceptions, and 22 passes defended.
With Cordon heading to the subsequent stage, Oklahoma will want gamers like Gentry Williams and Jaden Davis to step up subsequent season. We have now introduced a number of excellent defensive backs coming to the 2023 Recruit class.
Dropping Kordon definitely damage, however the Sooners have some items they will contribute subsequent 12 months to fill the void he left behind.
Caldon joins Braden Willis, DeShawn White, Jalen Redmond, Eric Grey, Wanya Morris and Anton Harrison because the Sooners, who’ve declared themselves within the 2023 NFL Draft.