Rodd's Ramblings: Basement draft was old school
May 1, 2020
The 2020 NFL draft is history, and provided history at the same time.
For the first time the draft was not held in a centralized location. It was held from the basements, kitchens, recreation rooms and living rooms of the homes of general managers, coaches and players. Even NFL commissioner Roger Goodell did his part by hosting the draft live from his basement in New York.
It had to be done, and it worked, thanks to newer technology.
It brought back a flood of memories as I thought back to when I first started at WKLK back in the 1970s. We had a radio version of the draft. Much like this...