STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- There were moments in the 24 hours leading up to the 2000 NFL Draft when Penn State legend LaVar Arrington had to remind himself it wouldn't be like this for long.
"Midnight of draft day like you're now there and the draft is going to happen. It starts to move really, really, really, really slow," Arrington, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2000 NFL Draft, said. "You gotta be prepared to have those moments where you're looking at the digital clock like, 'Man.' "