The 80th NFL Draft will be held April 30-May 2, 2015 at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago.
Below are five things to know about the 2015 NFL Draft.
The Draft will return to primetime for Rounds 1-3.
Thursday, April 30 (7 pm CT)
10-minutes selection time
Friday, May 1 (7 pm CT)
Round 2 selection time: 7 minutes
Round 3* selection time: 5 minutes
Saturday, May 2 (11 am CT)
5 minute selection time
4 minute selection time
*All compensatory selections in rounds 3-7 will be 4 minutes each
2. How to watch and listen
The 2015 NFL Draft will be televised nationally by NFL Network and ESPN
The NFL Draft can be heard nationwide on SiriusXM NFL Radio.
Online and on your phone:
NewOrleansSaints.com will be hosting a live show on the site and the team's app all three days of the NFL Draft. The show will be hosted by Sean Kelley and John DeShazier and will include Draft analysis, interviews with the Saints coaching staff and Draft picks shortly after they are selected.
The team's app, presented by Verizon, will also provide a live Draft tracker, an easy tool for Saints fans to stay updated throughout the Draft.
3. The Saints' picks:
The New Orleans Saints currently own nine picks in the 2015 NFL Draft.
31st (from Seattle)
78th (from Miami)
154 (from Kansas City)
4. Players Attending The NFL Draft
Twenty-six prospects will be in attendance at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago for the 2015 NFL Draft.
Vic Beasley, DE, Clemson
Landon Collins, S, Alabama
Bud Dupree, LB, Kentucky
Cameron Erving, OL, Florida State
Dante Fowler, Jr., DE, Florida
Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin
Randy Gregory, DE, Nebraska
Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia
D.J. Humphries, OL, Florida
Kevin Johnson, CB, Wake Forest
Byron Jones, CB, Connecticut
Benardrick McKinney, LB, Mississippi State
Cedric Ogbuehi, OT, Texas A&M
DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
Andrus Peat, OL, Stanford
Breshard Perriman, WR, UCF
Shane Ray, DE, Missouri
Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
Danny Shelton, DL, Washington
Devin Smith, WR, Ohio State
Donovan Smith, OT, Penn State
Jaelen Strong, WR, Arizona State
Laken Tomlinson, OL, Duke
Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
Leonard Williams, DL, USC
5. 2015 Draft Super Boil for Saints Season Ticket Holders
The New Orleans Saints and Mercedes-Benz have teamed up to host 2015 Draft Super Boil for Saints Season Ticket Holders on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from Noon-4 p.m. at the Saints Practice Facility (5800 Airline Drive, Metairie).
All proceeds for the 2015 Draft Boil will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project and the Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund.
Tickets are $20/adult and $15/youth (13 & under). Admission includes five pounds of crawfish per each adult ticket (three pounds for youth tickets), Zatarain's Jambalaya, Lucky Dogs, corn, potatoes, and sno-balls. Additionally, complementary Coca-cola soft drinks, water and beer will be served. Tickets must be purchased by Thursday, April 30. For more info and ticket availability click here.