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Record 25 Players to Attend NFL Draft

Posted Apr 25, 2011

Draft to kick off in primetime at 7 pm CT on Thursday, April 28.

The Draft will begin on Thursday night, April 28 at 8:00 p.m. ET with Round 1.  It will continue on Friday night, April 29 at 6:00 p.m. ET with Rounds 2-3 and continue with Rounds 4-7 on Saturday, April 30 at 12:00 p.m. ET.  NFL Network and ESPN/ESPN2 will provide television coverage on all three days.

The 25 players are the most to ever attend the Draft.  The previous high was last year, when 17 prospects were on hand at Radio City for the celebration of the 75th NFL Draft, the first-ever in primetime.

25 Players who are confirmed to attend the NFL Draft:

PRINCE AMUKAMARA, Cornerback, Nebraska
AKEEM AYERS, Linebacker, UCLA
ADRIAN CLAYBORN, Defensive End, Iowa
RANDALL COBB, Wide Receiver, Kentucky
MARCELL DAREUS, Defensive Tackle, Alabama
NICK FAIRLEY, Defensive Tackle, Auburn
BLAINE GABBERT, Quarterback, Missouri
AJ GREEN, Wide Receiver, Georgia
MARK HERZLICH, Linebacker, Boston College
MARK INGRAM, Running Back, Alabama
CAMERON JORDAN, Defensive End, California
JULIO JONES, Wide Receiver, Alabama
RYAN KERRIGAN, Defensive End, Purdue
COREY LIUGET, Defensive Tackle, Illinois
VON MILLER, Linebacker, Texas A&M
RAHIM MOORE, Safety, UCLA
CAM NEWTON, Quarterback, Auburn
PATRICK PETERSON, Cornerback, Louisiana State
MIKE POUNCEY, Guard/Center, Florida
ALDON SMITH, Defensive End, Missouri
TYRON SMITH, Tackle, Southern California
PHIL TAYLOR, Defensive Tackle, Baylor
DANNY WATKINS, Guard, Baylor
JJ WATT, Defensive End, Wisconsin
RYAN WILLIAMS, Running Back, Virginia Tech