Former Clemson star Deshaun Watson is trying to drum up some public opinion to vault him to first overall in the upcoming this week’s draft.
Going “undercover” with DraftKings, Watson interviews a number of unsuspecting people about the upcoming NFL draft and what they think about him. Given that nobody knows its him while he asks them a series of questions, he’s able to get honest feedback on what people are thinking.
Check it out:
This has been an old favorite of late-night talk show hosts and celebrity athletes. Football players faces are usually obscured by their helmet, and are there not as recognizable as basketball or baseball players.
Couple this with the fact that Deshaun Watson isn’t that famous yet, and nobody was wise to the fact that he was asking them questions about himself.
Watson faces slim odds at being taken first overall. Myles Garret appears to be the likeliest choice at number one overall, but the NFL draft is always wrought with surprises and you can never be too sure of what will happen. Watson is currently locked in a battle with UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky to be the first quarterback off the board in the upcoming draft.
The NFL Draft begins Thursday, April 27, at 8 pm.