With the NFL Draft set for Thursday, we have the rare Wednesday night Aaron Torres Podcast to get you ready for the big day! Aaron talks the biggest draft storylines, shares his favorite prop bets and welcomes Yahoo Sports NFL Draft expert Eric Edholm to the show. Then he discusses the insane, Mark Emmert contract extension. Here is a full rundown:
NFL Draft storylines and prop bets: Aaron opens the show by discussing the most interesting storylines in the lead up to the NFL Draft (3:20). He wonders why it’s “controversial” to draft Mac Jones at No. 3, why he believes Justin Fields will go higher than expected, Trey Lance will fall and what will the Bengals do to help Joe Burrow? Finally, with NFL Draft betting booming, he shares his favorite NFL Draft prop bets (22:00).
Yahoo Sports NFL Draft insider Eric Edholm joins the show: Next up, Aaron is joined by Yahoo draft expert Eric Edholm for an in-depth breakdown of the draft (36:00). The guys discuss if Zach Wilson is a safe bet at No. 2, why is Justin Fields falling and what other storylines you need to watch in Round 1. Also, how does Eric know which information to trust this time of year and who is lying in draft season. Also, how does a draft expert spend the Monday after the draft?
Finally, Aaron wraps by discussing the absurd Mark Emmert contract extension and why this is bad, bad news for college sports (59:00).
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