‘You’re on the clock!’: the NFL Draft officially begins in Cleveland

Updated: Apr. 29, 2021 at 7:54 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - “You’re on the clock!”

Get ready to hear those words throughout the weekend as the NFL Draft officially began at 8 p.m. on Thursday.

The Jacksonville Jaguars picked Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence with the No. 1 overall pick after falling to 1-15 in the 2020 NFL season.

Second is the New York Jets, who selected BYU QB Zach Wilson.

The San Francisco 49ers picked North Dakota State QB Trey Lance.

Ohio State QB Justin Fields was selected by the Chicago Bears with the No. 11 overall pick.

[ Ohio State QB Justin Fields drafted 11th overall by Chicago Bears ]

But what about Cleveland?

Thanks to their first winning season since 2007 with an 11-5 record, Browns fans had to wait all the way until overall pick No. 26 to see who joined the Dawg Pound.

A Shaw High School senior is announcing their pick, which was Northwestern CB Greg Newsome II.

[ Browns stay put at 26, take CB Greg Newsome II from Northwestern ]

19 News Sports Director Tony Zarrell and Sports Anchor Mark Schwab have you covered with the latest highlights.

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You can stream the draft on,, the ESPN app, and the NFL Mobile app.

[ What’s happening on Day 1 of the NFL Draft? ]

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