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Think about the toughest job interview you’ve ever had. Now imagine that interview was monitored by more than 30 million people worldwide, and involved, somehow, being measured and judged in your underwear. For hundreds of 20- to 22-year-olds every spring, this is an unblinkingly natural part of vying for a roster spot in the NFL. Every week SI’s Draft Season will take you behind the scenes of this crazy and fascinating world of the NFL draft.

Think about the toughest job interview you’ve ever had. Now imagine that interview was monitored by more than 30 million people worldwide, and involved, somehow, being measured and judged in your underwear. For hundreds of 20- to 22-year-olds every spring, this is an unblinkingly natural part of vying for a roster spot in the NFL. Every week SI’s Draft Season will take you behind the scenes of this crazy and fascinating world of the NFL draft.
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Think about the toughest job interview you’ve ever had. Now imagine that interview was monitored by more than 30 million people worldwide, and involved, somehow, being measured and judged in your underwear. For hundreds of 20- to 22-year-olds every spring, this is an unblinkingly natural part of vying for a roster spot in the NFL. Every week SI’s Draft Season will take you behind the scenes of this crazy and fascinating world of the NFL draft.

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Episodes

Gabe Marks, the quote machine | S2, Episode 6

4/20/2017
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Gabe Marks has spent his entire football career hearing how he’s too small and too slow, but no one could ever accuse him of having too little personality. The Washington State wideout earned a reputation for telling it like it is at press conferences throughout his college career, leading to more than a few viral moments. Now he's preparing to be drafted into the NFL, where teams tend to look a little less fondly on unexpected headlines from outspoken players. In the final episode of the...

Duration:00:31:58

Jermaine Eluemunor, foreign import | S2, Episode 3

4/10/2017
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The MMQB’s Emily Kaplan tells the story of offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor’s cross-continental evolution from a football-fascinated child in North London to the latest in Texas A&M's long line of NFL-ready offensive linemen.

Duration:00:20:31

Jamal Adams, the top-10 pick | S2, Episode 2

4/5/2017
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If anyone in this year's NFL draft is prepared for the pressure and expectations that come with being a top-10 pick, it's Jamal Adams. On the second episode of Draft Season's second year, SI digs deep on Adams to chronicle the making of a sure-thing first-rounder. In-depth interviews with Jamal’s family and mentors, as well as former LSU coach Les Miles and two-time Super Bowl champion Ryan Clark, reveal the big plays that put him on the national radar and the pedigree that has readied him...

Duration:00:25:46

Austin Carr, Walk-On Warrior | S2, Episode 1

4/4/2017
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Draft Season returns for a second season as Sports Illustrated takes you behind the scenes of the crazy world of the NFL draft through the eyes of some of its most unique prospects. In this year's first episode, Joan Niesen goes inside the mind of Northwestern WR Austin Carr, a former walk-on turned potential draft sleeper who wears many hats: musician, comedian, master's student, part-time philosopher ... and reigning Big Ten Receiver of the Year. Some NFL teams may be skeptical, but the...

Duration:00:22:06

Episode 5: John and Nathan Theus, the brothers entering the NFL

4/26/2016
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John and Nathan Theus were born 18 months apart, and they have been virtually inseparable ever since. They played on the same football team at the Bolles (Fla.) School before both starting at the University of Georgia. In Athens, they honed their skills as an offensive tackle and a long snapper, respectively, and dreamed of one day making the NFL. Now, the brothers are seeking to join the league in the same year for the first time since Tiki and Ronde Barber did it in 1997. There is no...

Duration:00:25:23

Welcome to Draft Season

3/23/2016
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The NFL Draft goes deeper than seven rounds. Each pick is a player. Each player has a story. Get ready for Draft Season, a new miniseries from Sports Illustrated. http://si.com/draftseason for more information.

Duration:00:02:21