Sports Twitter Awakens During Round 1 of the 2020 NFL Draft

There were over 4 million related tweets in 24 hours

Twitter Sports tweeted a thread featuring past tweets from first-round draft picks Twitter Sports
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Twitter saw over 4 million tweets about the 2020 National Football League Draft over a 24-hour period.

The activity didn’t come as a surprise: With live games on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, this is the closest thing to sports action that fans have had in weeks.

The most-tweeted-about players during the first round of the draft Thursday night were:

  1. CeeDee Lamb
  2. Joe Burrow
  3. Tua Tagovailoa
  4. Jerry Jeudy
  5. Chase Young

The most-tweeted-about teams were:

  1. Dallas Cowboys
  2. Green Bay Packers
  3. Miami Dolphins
  4. Cincinnati Bengals
  5. Las Vegas Raiders

Twitter Sports also tweeted a thread featuring past tweets from first-round draft picks.


david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.