ABC commentator Corbin Middlemas has been playing in a Fantasy Draft league for over a decade. On most occasions they get together for a marathon draft where their squads of 40 players are picked in a four hour session. We chat with Corbin about all things Fantasy Draft ahead of the most popular weekend for drafting on the last footy free weekend for quite some time!
1:30 – How Corbin’s long-running league decided their draft order this year using a NBA game.
3:00 – 396 players play in the AFL each weekend, their league drafts 400 players.
4:55 – An ABC colleague says that Corbin is the worst Fantasy coach ever.
6:30 – What are important qualities in a good Fantasy Draft commissioner?
8:10 – A key to their Draft’s fun is drafting in person. Nine of 11 drafts have involved all coaches in attendance.
10:00 – Does being a commentator give you an advantage as a Fantasy coach?
11:30 – Where does Corbin’s team name come from?
12:25 – Tips for draft day when you’re on the clock.