News: 23 Projected First Rounders to Attend NFL Draft

Twenty-three top prospects are confirmed to attend the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, the NFL announced this week. Here’s the list of 23 players that will attend the NFL Draft and are likely to be first round picks, listed alphabetically.

1) DE Ezekiel Ansah – Brigham Young
2) WR Tavon Austin – West Virginia
3) G Jonathan Cooper – North Carolina
4) T Eric Fisher – Central Michigan
5) DT Sharrif Floyd – Florida
6) T D.J. Fluker – Alabama
7) T Luke Joeckel – Texas A&M
8) T Lane Johnson – Oklahoma
9) DE Dion Jordan – Oregon
10) RB Eddie Lacy – Alabama
11) QB E.J. Manuel – Florida State
12) CB Dee Milliner – Alabama
13) DE Barkevious Mingo – Louisiana State
14) WR Cordarrelle Patterson – Tennessee
15) S Eric Reid – Louisiana State
16) CB Xavier Rhodes – Florida State
17) DT Sheldon Richardson – Missouri
18) QB Geno Smith – West Virginia
19) CB Desmond Trufant – Washington
20) S Kenny Vaccaro – Texas
21) G Chance Warmack – Alabama
22) T Menelik Watson – Florida State
23) DE Bjoern Werner – Florida State

WHERE:
Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Avenue of the Americas, New York City (Between 50th and 51st Streets).

WHEN:
8:00 PM ET, Thursday, April 25 (Round 1).
6:30 PM ET, Friday, April 26 (Rounds 2-3).
12:00 PM ET, Saturday, April 27 (Rounds 4-7).

The first round will conclude on Thursday by approximately 11:15 PM ET. In 2012, the first round consumed exactly three hours. The second and third rounds will conclude on Friday by approximately 10:30 PM ET. The second and third rounds took three hours and 48 minutes in 2012. The draft will conclude by approximately 7:30 PM ET on Saturday with the final four rounds. Rounds 4 through 7 took seven hours and 17 minutes in 2012.