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NFL draft facts

NFL draft

What: Round 1

When: 8 tonight

TV/radio: ESPN, NFL Network; 620-AM, 1040-AM

Where: Radio City Music Hall, New York

Selection times: Round 1 — 10 minutes; Round 2 — seven minutes; Rounds 3-7 — five minutes.

Underclassmen: 73, most in draft history

Players to be selected: 254

Colleges with most No. 1 overall picks: Auburn, Notre Dame and USC with five

Most first-round picks from one college in a draft: Six by Miami in 2004: Sean Taylor (No. 5), Kellen Winslow (No. 6), Jonathan Vilma (No. 12), D.J. Williams (No. 17, Vernon Carey (No. 19) and Vince Wilfork (No. 21).

College with most players taken in a single draft: Texas with 17 in 1984

Top five available


Geno Smith 6-3/218 West Va.

Matt Barkley 6-3/227 USC

EJ Manuel 6-5/237 Florida St.

Ryan Nassib 6-2/227 Syracuse

Tyler Wilson 6-2/215 Arkansas

Running back

Eddie Lacy 5-11/231 Alabama

Giovani Bernard 5-9/202N. Carolina

Montee Ball 5-11/214 Wisconsin

Johnthan Franklin 5-10/205 UCLA

Andre Ellington 5-9/199 Clemson

Receiver/Tight end

WR Tavon Austin 5-9/174 West Va.

TE Tyler Eifert 6-6/250 Notre Dame

WR Cordarrelle Patterson 6-2/216 Tennessee

WR Robert Woods 6-1/201 USC

WR Keenan Allen 6-2/206 California

Offensive line

T Luke Joeckel6-6/306 Texas A&M

T Eric Fisher 6-7/306 Cen. Mich.

T Lane Johnson 6-6/303 Oklahoma

G Chance Warmack 6-2/317 Alabama

T D.J. Fluker 6-5/330 Alabama

Defensive line

DT Sharrif Floyd 6-3/297 Florida

DE Dion Jordan 6-6/248 Oregon

DE Ezekiel Ansah 6-5/271 BYU

DT Star Lotuleilei 6-3/311 Utah

DT Sheldon Richardson 6-3/294 Missouri


Arthur Brown 6-0/241 Kansas St.

Jarvis Jones 6-2/245 Georgia

Manti Te'o 6-1/241 Notre Dame

Alex Ogletree 6-2/242 Georgia

Kevin Minter 6-0/246 LSU

Defensive back

CB Dee Milliner 6-0/201 Alabama

CB Desmond Trufant 6-0/190 Wash.

CB Xavier Rhodes 6-2/210 Florida St.

S Kenny Vaccaro 6-0/214 Texas

S Matt Elam 5-10/208 Florida

Team needs

Arizona: OT, DL, TE

Atlanta: CB, DE, LB

Baltimore: LB, S, WR

Buffalo: QB, WR, LB

Carolina: OT, DT, CB

Chicago: LB, QB, OL

Cincinnati: RB, OL, DE

Cleveland: CB, LB, QB

Dallas: DL, S, OT

Denver: DL, RB, CB

Detroit: DE, OT, CB

Green Bay: RB, LB, DL

Houston: WR, OL, LB

Indianapolis: G, CB, RB

Jacksonville: QB, CB, DE

Kansas City: OT, RB, LB

Miami: OT, CB, DE

Minnesota: WR, LB, QB

New England: DE, WR, CB

New Orleans: LB, OT, DE

N.Y. Giants: LB, OL, DL

N.Y. Jets: CB, QB, LB

Oakland: DT, LB, CB

Philadelphia: OL, DE, QB

Pittsburgh: LB, WR, CB

San Diego: OT, OG, DT

San Francisco: S, DE, WR

Seattle: OT, CB, QB

St. Louis: WR, S, RB

Tampa Bay: TE, DT, QB

Tennessee: G, DE, S

Washington: S, CB, OT

Times staff

>>Fast facts

Bucs draft party

When: 7 tonight (gates open at 6)

Where: Raymond James Stadium (East Club and south end zone)

Admission: Free

Parking: Free in lots 5, 6, 6D and 7; lots open at 4:30

What: Watch the first round; autographs from cheerleaders and former Bucs; chance to win autographed merchandise and discounted food and beverages.

Players expected to attend: Quarterback Josh Freeman, defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, defensive end Adrian Clayborn, cornerback Darrelle Revis, running back Doug Martin, linebacker Lavonte David, safeties Dashon Goldson and Mark Barron.

NFL draft facts 04/24/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 7:59pm]
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