NFL Draft quiz: Serious football fans, please stand up

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The National Football League’s annual selection of college players is when 12-months-a-year fans settle in for three days of televised announcements, beginning Thursday night. No suspense surrounds the top two picks.  The Indianapolis Colts have already indicated that they will take Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, and the Washington Redskins are widely expected to take Baylor QB Robert Griffin III. If you know this and think you know much more, try this NFL draft quiz:

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1. What is the nickname given annually to the last player selected in the draft?

The joking tradition of calling the last player drafted each year Mr. Irrelevant began in 1976. Rice University defensive lineman Cheta Ozougwu, the 2011 Mr. Irrelevant, was the draft’s 254th pick. The Houston Texans cut him, but a handful of the last men drafted have made it onto NFL rosters over the years.

The joking tradition of calling the last player drafted each year Mr. Irrelevant began in 1976. Rice University defensive lineman Cheta Ozougwu, the 2011 Mr. Irrelevant, was the draft’s 254th pick. The Houston Texans cut him, but a handful of the last men drafted have made it onto NFL rosters over the years.

The joking tradition of calling the last player drafted each year Mr. Irrelevant began in 1976. Rice University defensive lineman Cheta Ozougwu, the 2011 Mr. Irrelevant, was the draft’s 254th pick. The Houston Texans cut him, but a handful of the last men drafted have made it onto NFL rosters over the years.

The joking tradition of calling the last player drafted each year Mr. Irrelevant began in 1976. Rice University defensive lineman Cheta Ozougwu, the 2011 Mr. Irrelevant, was the draft’s 254th pick. The Houston Texans cut him, but a handful of the last men drafted have made it onto NFL rosters over the years.

Mr. Irrelevant

 

Sir Long Shot

 

Mr. Good-bye

 

Prince Pink Slip

 
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