In case you missed it on draft night, below is the video of the moment Tom Telesco called Rashawn Slater in the green room to tell him that they’re making him the Chargers’ first-round pick.
It’s an incredibly emotional and intimate moment for a draft prospect that really gives fans an initial inside look at their newest star. The thoughts and feelings swirling through his head are probably so intense that finding the right words are probably hard to find.
I don’t know about you, but it’s one of the best things about draft day, to me. There aren’t many situations where you can watch the literal seconds where a person’s life changes forever.
Now for today’s links.
Tom Telesco spoke on the selection of Rashawn Slater (Chargers.com)
Chris Hayre had a one-on-one with first-round pick, Rashawn Slater (Chargers.com)
Listen to the call by Tom Telesco to Rashawn Slater on draft night (Chargers Wire)
Four Chargers who will benefit from a strong draft (Bolt Beat)
First-round winners and losers (ESPN)
Answering the biggest questions from the first round (ESPN+)
Packers GM says they’re not trading Aaron Rodgers (NFL.com)
The five-best value selections in round one (NFL.com)
Grades for every pick of round one (Bleacher Report)
Best players still available on day two (CBS Sports)