We have something uplifting to look forward to when the draft fun kicks off on Thursday. A patient from the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis will announce a first-round pick.
According to Clay Travis at
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, a boy named Markell, who lost his leg during his fight with cancer, will join NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell onstage at Radio City Music Hall. "It's so cool, I actually got to meet him today, a young guy by the name of Markell, and he is just a fireball of passion and going to be a superstar if he's not already," said Matt Barkley, who recently toured St. Judge along with Alabama offensive lineman
. "Just to hear his story and how positive he is, it's been so rough. He still has such a great outlook on life. It really gives you a perspective and makes you thankful for what you have."