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Look: Awkward Moment Went Viral During NFL Draft Last Night

2022 NFL Draft - Round 1

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 28: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks on stage to kick off round one of the 2022 NFL Draft on April 28, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Guest announcers for the NFL draft are a great way to get former players and other interesting personalities involved in the selection process.

During Friday night's second round, former Vikings running back Ed Marinaro took the stage in Las Vegas to announce Minnesota's No. 42 overall pick.

Most guest pickers simply address the crowd and move on to reading the selection. Marinaro elected to take a much more roundabout approach.

The former Viking went on for almost two full minutes -- discussing his purple sport coat, taking a jab at the Green Bay Packers and referencing his role on the television show "Blue Mountain State."

A producer for the event had to come out on stage and urge Marinaro to move things along.

Finally, Marinaro announced the Vikings' selection of Clemson defensive back Andrew Booth.

Marinaro was selected by the Vikings with the No. 50 overall pick in the 1972 NFL Draft. He spent four seasons in Minnesota before finishing his career with the New York Jets and Seattle Seahawks.