It’s a long walk to the podium where Roger Godell is standing.
In order to feel some of the dead air between the announcement that will change their lives, and an awkward side-hug with a man that will inevitably grow to dislike, the players select the song they want to have playing as they walk up to the stage.
It’s the one time NFL players get to experience what MLB players experience every at bat.
Here’s a list of the songs that all the players who are in attendance will boogie to as they celebrate the culmination of years of hard, unpaid labor.
— Mike Golic Jr (@mikegolicjr) April 28, 2017
Four picks into the draft, Myles Garret is off the board: he chose not to attend the event so that he could celebrate on his own with family and friends.
Mitch Trubisky was taken second overall by the Bears, and walked out to “Forever,” by Drake.
Solomon Thomas went third to the 49ers and cued “Upgrade U” by Beyonce.
With the fourth pick, the Jaguars went against the grain and took running back Leonard Fournette out of LSU. He made his way to the stage to the tune of “The Art of the Hustle” by Yo Gotti.
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