2020 NFL Draft First-Round Rookie Salary Projections: What Burrow, Tua And Chase Young Will Make Joe Burrow became the third LSU player selected No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft, joining JeMarcus . [+] Russell (2007) and Billy Cannon (1960). The first round of the NFL’s remote draft went off without a hitch Thursday night as teams phoned in their picks from their respective cities and ESPN showed player reactions in their homes via remote cameras. It was a far cry from the 600,000 fans who attended the draft in Nashville last year, when players marched across the stage to hug commissioner Roger Goodell after he called their names.