The NFL Draft has a history of coming up with clever and unique ways for teams to announce their player selections after Round 1. This year Solo: A Star Wars Story director Ron Howard along with several Star Wars characters will be announcing the Day 3 picks (Rounds 4-7) for the San Francisco 49ers.
Day 3 of the NFL Draft will be held this Saturday April 28 beginning at 12:00pm ET.
The news comes via this article on ESPN.
The San Francisco 49ers’ picks will come from Lucasfilm, where Ron Howard, Star Wars characters including Chewbacca, Stormtroopers and RD-D2 and the SFPAL 49ers prep flag football teams will make the announcements.