The NFL Draft hasn’t always been as exciting as it is these days. According to our friends over at Extra Mustard, the draft used to just be monitored on a chalkboard by then commissioner Pete Rozelle. The chalkboard method lasted until 1970, when the league was actually able to afford a projector. The photo above shows Pete Rozelle manually writing in linebacker Tommy Nobis who was the first overall pick to the Atlanta Falcons. To see more old photos from the NFL Draft, CLICK HERE.
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