58 Prospects to Participate in NFL Draft

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NFL to Host “Draft-A-Thon” to Benefit COVID-19 Relief Efforts and Pay Tribute to Healthcare Workers and Others on the Front Lines of the Pandemic

Fifty-eight prospects are confirmed to participate virtually in the 2020 NFL Draft, the NFL announced today.

LSU leads all colleges with eight participating players while Alabama will have seven players take part. The Southeastern Conference leads all conferences with 24 prospects confirmed to participate in the event.

The draft begins with the first round on Thursday night, April 23, and continues Friday, April 24, with Rounds 2-3. The draft will conclude on Saturday, April 25, with Rounds 4-7.

The 2020 NFL Draft will serve as a three-day virtual fundraiser benefitting six charities – selected by the NFL Foundation – that are battling the spread of COVID-19 and delivering relief to millions in need.

The “Draft-A-Thon” will be featured across the live Draft coverage on ABC, ESPN, ESPN Deportes and NFL Network and pay tribute to healthcare workers and first responders in a variety of ways – including raising funds for the work being done to combat the impact of COVID-19.

The players confirmed to participate in this year’s NFL Draft will be featured on the NFL Draft television broadcast as well as across the NFL Media landscape:

1) Brandon Aiyuk WR Arizona State   30) Cole Kmet TE Notre Dame
2) Mekhi Becton T Louisville   31) CeeDee Lamb WR Oklahoma
3) Ross Blacklock DT TCU   32) Terrell Lewis LB Alabama
4) Derrick Brown DT Auburn   33) Jordan Love QB Utah State
5) Joe Burrow QB LSU   34) Justin Madubuike DT Texas A&M
6) K’Lavon Chaisson LB LSU   35) Xavier McKinney DB Alabama
7) Chase Claypool WR Notre Dame   36) Denzel Mims WR Baylor
8) Ezra Cleveland T Boise State   37) Thaddeus Moss TE LSU
9) Lloyd Cushenberry G LSU   38) Zach Moss RB Utah
10) Grant Delpit DB LSU   39) Kenneth Murray LB Oklahoma
11) Trevon Diggs DB Alabama   40) Jeff Okudah DB Ohio State
12) J.K. Dobbins RB Ohio State   41) Julian Okwara DE Notre Dame
13) Jacob Eason QB Washington   42) Patrick Queen LB LSU
14) A.J. Epenesa DE Iowa   43) Jalen Reagor WR TCU
15) Jake Fromm QB Georgia   44) Henry Ruggs III WR Alabama
16) Kristian Fulton DB LSU   45) Cesar Ruiz G Michigan
17) Neville Gallimore DT Oklahoma   46) Laviska Shenault WR Colorado
18) Yetur Gross-Matos DE Penn State   47) Isaiah Simmons LB Clemson
19) C.J. Henderson DB Florida   48) D’Andre Swift RB Georgia
20) Justin Herbert QB Oregon   49) Tua Tagovailoa QB Alabama
21) Tee Higgins WR Clemson   50) Jonathan Taylor RB Wisconsin
22) Jalen Hurts QB Oklahoma   51) AJ Terrell DB Clemson
23) Noah Igbinoghene DB Auburn   52) Andrew Thomas T Georgia
24) Austin Jackson T USC   53) Josh Uche LB Michigan
25) Justin Jefferson WR LSU   54) Prince Tega Wanogho T Auburn
26) Jerry Jeudy WR Alabama   55) Jedrick Wills T Alabama
27) Jaylon Johnson DB Utah   56) Antoine Winfield Jr. DB Minnesota
28) Josh Jones T Houston   57) Tristan Wirfs T Iowa
29) Javon Kinlaw DT South Carolina   58) Chase Young DE Ohio State


WHAT: 85th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting.
WHEN: 8:00 PM ET, Thursday, April 23 (Round 1).
7:00 PM ET, Friday, April 24 (Rounds 2-3).
Noon ET, Saturday, April 25 (Rounds 4-7).
The first round will conclude on Thursday by approximately 11:30 PM ET. In 2019, the first round consumed three hours and 39 minutes. The second and third rounds will conclude on Friday by approximately 11:00 PM ET. The second and third rounds took a combined four hours and 12 minutes in 2019. The draft will conclude by approximately 6:00 PM ET on Saturday with the final four rounds. Rounds 4 through 7 took six hours and 23 minutes in 2019.
ROUNDS: Seven Rounds – Round 1 on Thursday, April 23; Rounds 2 and 3 on Friday, April 24; and Rounds 4 through 7 on Saturday, April 25.
There will be 255 selections, including 32 compensatory choices that have been awarded to 15 teams that suffered a net loss of certain quality unrestricted free agents last year.
The following 32 compensatory choices will supplement the 223 regular choices in the seven rounds:

Round 3: Houston, 33; New England, 34; New York Giants, 35; New England, 36; Seattle, 37; Pittsburgh, 38; Philadelphia, 39; Los Angeles Rams, 40; Minnesota, 41; Baltimore, 42. Round 4: Tampa Bay, 33; Chicago, 34; Miami, 35; Washington, 36; Baltimore, 37; Seattle, 38; Philadelphia, 39; Philadelphia, 40. Round 5: Denver, 33; Dallas, 34. Round 6: New England, 33; New England, 34; Seattle, 35. Round 7: New York Giants, 33; Houston, 34; Minnesota, 35; Houston, 36; Miami, 37; Denver, 38; Minnesota, 39; Denver, 40; New York Giants, 41.

TIME LIMITS: Round 1: 10 minutes per selection. Round 2: Seven minutes per selection. Rounds 3 through 6, including compensatory picks: Five minutes per selection. Rounds 7, including compensatory picks: Four minutes per selection.
DRAFT-A-THON: The “Draft-A-Thon” will be featured across the live Draft coverage on ABC, ESPN, ESPN Deportes and NFL Network and pay tribute to healthcare workers and first responders in a variety of ways – including raising funds for the work being done to combat the impact of COVID-19. Funds will help support six national nonprofits and their respective COVID-19 relief efforts including:


# Team
1. Cincinnati Bengals
2. Washington Redskins
3. Detroit Lions
4. New York Giants
5. Miami Dolphins
6. Los Angeles Chargers
7. Carolina Panthers
8. Arizona Cardinals
9. Jacksonville Jaguars
10. Cleveland Browns
11. New York Jets
12. Las Vegas Raiders
13. San Francisco 49ers (from Indianapolis)
14. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
15. Denver Broncos
16. Atlanta Falcons
17. Dallas Cowboys
18. Miami Dolphins (from Pittsburgh)
19. Las Vegas Raiders (from Chicago)
20. Jacksonville Jaguars (from Los Angeles Rams)
21. Philadelphia
22. Minnesota Vikings (from Buffalo)
23 New England Patriots
24. New Orleans Saints
25. Minnesota Vikings
26. Miami Dolphins (from Houston)
27. Seattle Seahawks
28. Baltimore Ravens
29. Tennessee Titans
30. Green Bay Packers
31. San Francisco 49ers
32. Kansas City Chiefs​

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