Chandler Harnish, QB Northern Illinois, is the last pick of the NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts, and 2012’s Mr. Irrelevant!
When Paul Salata appears to end the NFL Draft each year (Zennie62 coverage sponsored by Tout.com), you know it’s time for Mr. Irrelevant. And this year was no disappointment. Paul, ever dapper in his blue suit, stepped forward to say that the Indy Colts select, and then to call the name of…
Chandler Harnish, QB Northern Illinois!
And ESPN fans boo?
Yep. There was a lot of booing and I hated it. In the eight years I’ve covered the NFL Draft, no one has booed Paul Salata. It was wrong, and awful. Moreover, since the fans were concentrated over the ESPN stage, ESPN should do something to make the fans cheer, and not boo in 2013. That was classless.
Meanwhile, Chandler Harnish gets the best of many Worlds. He will be celebrated as Mr. Irrelevant in June. And then get to play with the rebuilding Indianapolis Colts and work to become a backup to Andrew Luck.