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Lions Will Have Special Draft Announcers: Fans React

An extreme closeup of Barry Sanders.

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18: Former Detroit Lions, Barry Sanders during the Pro Football Hall of Fame half time show at the NFL game against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on October 18, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Day 2 of the NFL Draft will begin with an entertaining treat.

When the Detroit Lions make the second pick of the second round Friday, franchise icon Barry Sanders will announce the selection alongside comedian Keegan-Michael Key.

Lions fans are excited to see the Hall of Fame running back, who retired in his prime with 15,269 rushing yards and 109 total touchdowns.

However, some fans are more eager to find out what Key has in store. Many fans referenced two of his most memorable Key & Peele sketches in hopes of him announcing a long name worthy of the East/West Bowl or intentionally mispronouncing a simpler name such as Aaron.

Unfortunately, the only Aaron of note is Texas A&M's Aaron Hansford, a linebacker NFL.com projects as a fourth-round pick. There is also nobody named Balakay.

Before bringing Sanders and Key to the podium Friday, the Lions will make picks No. 2 and 32 on Thursday. The evening's final selection will especially help determine who the duo welcomes to the Motor City.