With the NFL Draft scheduled to begin in Cleveland on April 29, excitement continues to build around one of football’s most watched off-season events.
In addition to young prospects preparing for the moment of a lifetime, current stars and legends of the league will also be on hand, bridging the gap between the game’s greats and a whole new generation.
NFL legends and active players will add to the draft excitement by announcing various selections in Cleveland. Players will represent their clubs regardless of whether the team possesses a Round 2 or Round 3 pick.
Fifty-eight prospects – 13 on-site in Cleveland and 45 virtually – are confirmed to participate in the draft, along with a host of NFL Legends and current stars.
Alabama will have nine draft-eligible players participating while four schools – LSU, Miami (Fla.), Penn State and USC – will each have three players taking part. The Southeastern Conference leads all conferences with 21 prospects confirmed to participate in the event.
The players confirmed to participate virtually will be featured on the NFL Draft television broadcast as well as across the NFL Media landscape. In total, 90 players will participate in the NFL Draft, including 32 current players and legends.
The NFL Draft will also be partnering with Cleveland officials and organizations for a series of events beginning April 27. See the full list of events here.
Check out the players and legends confirmed to make virtual or in-person appearances during the NFL Draft below.
Players confirmed to attend this year’s NFL Draft on-site in Cleveland:
|Patrick Surtain II
|N. Dakota State
Players confirmed to participate virtually in Draft festivities:
|Amon-Ra St. Brown
Players and Legends scheduled to make selections on Night 2 of this year’s NFL Draft:
|Las Vegas Raiders
|Los Angeles Chargers
|Los Angeles Rams
|New England Patriots
|New Orleans Saints
|New York Giants
|New York Jets
|Green Bay Packers
|San Francisco 49ers
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers
|Kansas City Chiefs
|Washington Football Team
*Bold designates Hall of Famers
NFL Draft In Cleveland To Honor Legends, Current And Future Stars was originally published on wzakcleveland.com
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