Rich Eisen of the NFL Network has indicated that players at this year's NFL Draft will get to choose the music that plays as they walk up to the stage at Radio City Music Hall after being selected.
For the first time ever, draftees have chosen the music that plays over speakers as they walk to the stage in Radio City Music Hall.— Rich Eisen (@richeisen) May 7, 2014
So that sounds fun.
This announcement of course raises many more questions than answers, the most pressing being which draftee will call dibs on the Stone Cold Steve Austin theme.
According to Josh Kendall of The State, presumptive first overall pick Jadeveon Clowney has weighed his options carefully in regards to what song he will play:
NFL asst. is asking draft picks for their walk out music after pick. Clowney first picked Migos "Handsome and Wealthy" but switched.— Josh Kendall (@JoshatTheState) May 7, 2014
It will be interesting to track the popularity of this new quirk and how these songs hold up to the test of time. I can only imagine that we would have been treated to some awesome beats by Shaggy at the 2000 NFL Draft.
As for my NFL draft entrance music of choice? I have to go Hova: