Draft Picks Fill Radio City Music Hall with Bad Music

Draft Picks Fill Radio City Music Hall with Bad Music

Drake, a sports groupie who raps on the side, hung out with Johnny Manziel after last night’s draft. His songs hung around Radio City Music Hall all night long.

The NFL allowed draft picks to select their own walk-up music, and six players chose a number featuring Drake. Given that the Toronto rapper’s oeuvre boasts a song called “Draft Day,” he probably was a lock to defeat Lil Wayne and Kanye West in the popularity contest among draftees. I’d have preferred a duet by Yoko Ono and a sick dog.

Not every player who picked a song got picked by a team. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who exhibited a preference for “Good Life” by Kanye West, and University of Missouri defensive end Kony Ealy, who opted for K Camp’s “Money Baby,” remain without NFL suitors entering the second round. It’s unclear whether their horrible taste in music scared off scouts and general managers.

Here’s the full list

Odell Beckham Jr.: “The Sky’s The Limit” – Lil Wayne

Blake Bortles: “Blow Up” – J. Cole

Teddy Bridgewater: “The World’s Greatest” – R. Kelly

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix: “Never Would Have Made It” – Marvin Sapp

Jadeveon Clowney: “The Man” – Aloe Blacc

Brandin Cooks and Ryan Shazier: “Everythang” – Young Jeezy

Kony Ealy: “Money Baby” – K Camp

Eric Ebron: “They Don’t Love You No More” – DJ Khaled

Mike Evans: “Trophies” – Young Money feat. Drake

Kyler Fuller and Ra’Shede Hageman: “We Made It” – Drake feat. Soulja Boy

Jimmy Garoppolo: “Good Life” – Kanye West feat. T-Pain

Justin Gilbert: “We Dem Boyz” – Wiz Khalifa

Cyrus Kouandjio: “Radioactive” – Imagine Dragons

Cody Latimer: “Everyday” – Ace Hood

Marqise Lee: “Handsome & Wealthy” – Migos

Taylor Lewan: “Rock City” – Kings Of Leon

Khalil Mack and Greg Robinson: “Happy” – Pharrell Williams

Johnny Manziel: “Draft Day” – Drake

Jake Matthews: “Going The Distance” – Bill Conti

Jordan Matthews: “Through The Wire” – Kanye West

Morgan Moses: “Sideline Story” – J. Cole

C.J. Mosley: “My Favorite Song” – Wiz Khalifa

Calvin Pryor: “Dreams & Nightmares” – Meek Mill

Bradley Roby: “Believe Me” – Drake feat. Lil Wayne

Jason Verrett: “Icy” – Gucci Mane

Sammy Watkins: “Look What You’ve Done” – Drake

While the players preferred Drake, ESPN put Aloe Blacc’s “The Man” on saturation play. World Wide Leader in Sports, get that song out of my head! It was horrible when Elton John sang it. The 21-year-old millionaires share bad taste in music along with a passion for the pigskin. Offensive lineman Jake Matthews, alone among the lot, selected music made before his birth. Bill Conti’s “Going the Distance” plays as one of the only non-rap pieces on the list and the only instrumental. It’s worth hearing again.