Social media reacts to Drake Maye being drafted by the New England Patriots

Fans of both the UNC football program and the New England Patriots took to social media to discuss the selection of star quarterback Drake Maye.
2024 NFL Draft - Round 1
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Drake Maye didn't have to wait long to hear his name called on Thursday night, as he was selected with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots.

The now former Tar Heel will look to become the next franchise quarterback in New England, as the Patriots declined multiple trade offers for the pick to claim their guy.

There was plenty of talk on social media regarding the Patriots' selection of Maye, as here's what people are saying:

The NFL Draft is clearly the hottest topic on social media on Thursday night, as fans from various teams are speaking their mind on their favorite apps. Sure, there's plenty of people that don't like the pick (with a good portion of them being fans of rival teams), but there's plenty of Patriots fans who are happy to see Maye land in Foxborough.

These are just some of the elite tweets that have been sent out shortly after the pick was made, but we guarantee you that there's plenty more where these came from!