The 2018 NFL draft started Thursday night with five quarterbacks taken in the first round. Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, and Josh Rosen were all gone after the first ten picks, while Lamar Jackson closed the first round as the No. 32 pick.
The second round saw a grand total of zero quarterbacks taken. However, the third round stopped the quarterback draft.
Mason Rudolph was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Pittsburgh moved up in order to take the former Oklahoma State star.
Not long before they selected Mason Rudolph, the Steelers took his teammate and star wide receiver James Washington at the end of the second round.
The two are familiar with Heinz Field, where the Steelers play their home games. During the 2017 season, Rudolph and Washington connected for 124 yards against Pitt en route to a 59-21 win.
Rudolph racked up 497 yards through the air and five touchdowns.
The two will try to recreate their success for years to come.