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Why I have Detroit Lions taking Ohio State's Jeff Okudah in 2020 NFL Draft

Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay speaks to the media in Miami on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, just days before the Super Bowl. Detroit Free Press

DeAngelo Hall’s first introduction to Jeff Okudah came at the annual football camp Deion Sanders runs for some of the nation’s top prep defensive backs a few years ago.

Okudah was a rising star at South Grand Prairie (Texas) High at the time, but hardly considered the future top-five pick he is today.

Still, Okudah stood out from his peers.

“I can remember even watching him as a young kid at Prime’s camp thinking like, ‘Yo, this dude’s a dog.