By: KDKA-TV News Staff
CLEVELAND, Ohio (KDKA) — A Steelers legend announced the team’s second-round pick during the 2021 NFL Draft on Friday.
Franco Harris had the honor of announcing Penn State tight end Pat Freiermuth as the Steelers’ pick at No. 55.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 1, 2021
While standing on stage in Cleveland, Harris had to ignore boos from the pro-Browns crowd. But Harris pushed through and announced Freiermuth as the pick.
Before announcing the selection, Harris walked on stage, waved a mini Terrible Towel, and said, “Hello, thank you for that nice Cleveland welcome. I do want to say hello to my Cleveland friends.”
As #Steelers HOF Franco Harris took the stage in Cleveland to introduce Freiermuth, he was greeted with chorus boos. He smiles , waves a mini terrible towel and says, “Thank you for that nice #Cleveland welcome.”
— Bob Pompeani (@KDPomp) May 1, 2021