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Sooners' Austin Seibert picked by Cleveland Browns

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Oklahoma kicker Austin Seibert kicked plenty of extra points after touchdown drives engineered by Baker Mayfield.

Now, he'll have a chance to do the same in the NFL.

Seibert was the No. 170 overall pick in the fifth round Saturday by the Cleveland Browns.

Seibert served as both the Sooners kicker and punter during all four of his years in Oklahoma.

He became the NCAA career-leader in points for an FBS kicker with 499, also setting both Big 12 and school records for scoring by any player.

The Illinois native made 79.7 percent of his kicks during his career, with a long of 51. He made 310 of 315 extra points, including a school-record 162 consecutive.

He also averaged 41.7 yards per punt, but chose to focus on placekicking in the lead-up to the draft.

Seibert is the fourth Sooners kicker to be drafted and the first since Uwe von Schamann was taken in the seventh round in 1979.

He was the second kicker taken in this draft, behind only Utah's Matt Gay, who was taken No. 145.

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Oklahoma's Austin Seibert (43) kicks a field goal during the Big 12 Championship football game between the Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the Texas Longhorns (UT) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.  Oklahoma won 39-27. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma's Austin Seibert (43) kicks a field goal during the Big 12 Championship football game between the Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the Texas Longhorns (UT) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Oklahoma won 39-27. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

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Ryan Aber

Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The... Read more ›

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