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58 PROSPECTS TO PARTICIPATE IN NFL DRAFT

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

 
2020 NFL DRAFT FACTS & FIGURES

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:

  • American Red Cross and its work to maintain a sufficient supply of blood while continuing to deliver its lifesaving mission due to the Coronavirus Outbreak
  • CDC Foundation’s All of Us: Combat Coronavirus Campaign to support vulnerable communities and bolster laboratory capacity, clinical research, data and technology infrastructure and local response efforts
  • Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund to support those facing hunger and the food banks who serve them as well as youngsters on the School Lunch Program
  • Meals on Wheels America’s COVID-19 Response Fund to ensure local communities have what they need to feed the at-risk elderly population
  • Salvation Army and its work to provide food for homeless shelter residents, first responders, low-income families, students and senior citizens, safe shelter for the homeless and support for those who have been economically impacted due to business shutdowns
  • United Way’s COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund to help those in need access food and shelter, childcare for first responders and more while bolstering 211, United Way’s go-to information resource in times of crisis

2020 FIRST ROUND DRAFT ORDER

 

# 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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