Vince Young announces Titans' second-round pick, butchers Harold Landry's name

It wasn’t exactly Steve Harvey announcing the wrong Miss Universe or Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty combining to give “La La Land” the Oscar when that was wrong, but Vince Young had a bit of a viral moment at the podium on Friday.

The NFL has former players announce second-day draft picks for teams they played for, and Vince Young got to read the Tennessee Titans’ pick. The Titans took one of the better known prospects who slipped to the second round: Boston College defensive end Harold Landry. Fairly common name. Not too tough to pronounce.

But somehow, Young butchered Landry’s name. Young read the pick as “Honor Landry,” and hopefully that’s the start of a brand new nickname for the newest Titans pass rusher. Not only did Young say “Honor” once, he glanced back at the card and doubled down on the “Honor Landry” announcement. Cue the “Curb Your Enthusiasm” theme song.

Imagine being Landry in this situation. He probably thought he’d go in the first round, because many experts predicted that in mock drafts. He didn’t get picked on Thursday, and that was presumably disappointing, but it’s still an incredible moment to be drafted at all in the NFL. And when it was his moment, after a long wait, Young turned his first name into “Honor.”

About the only good news for Landry was it was really him the Titans were selecting, not “Moonlight.”

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Apr 26, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; A general view of the front of the stadium before the NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: Jaire Alexander of Louisville poses on the red carpet prior to the start of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: USC Quarterback Sam Darnold on the Red Carpet at AT&T Statium prior to the 2018 NFL Draft on April 26, 2018 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: Penn State running back Saquon Barkley on the Red Carpet at AT&T Statium prior to the 2018 NFL Draft on April 26, 2018 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: Derrius Guice of LSU poses on the red carpet prior to the start of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: Lamar Jackson of Louisville poses on the red carpet prior to the start of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: A detail of the shoes of Lamar Jackson of Louisville on the red carpet prior to the start of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: UCLA Quarterback Josh Rosen on the Red Carpet at AT&T Statium prior to the 2018 NFL Draft on April 26, 2018 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: Rashaan Evans of Alabama poses on the red carpet prior to the start of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: Vita Vea of Washington poses on the red carpet prior to the start of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: Tremaine Edmunds of Virginia Tech poses on the red carpet prior to the start of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: Denzel Ward of Ohio State poses on the red carpet prior to the start of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 26: Josh Allen of Wyoming poses on the red carpet prior to the start of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
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