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25 Prospects To Attend NFL Draft In Chicago


Later this month, the NFL Draft will take place in Chicago where 25 of the prospected top picks in the 2016 class will attend the festivities.

The NFL on Tuesday announced 25 top prospects, along with 12 NCAA head football coaches, will be in attendance for the 2016 NFL Draft which will take place later this month at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago.

These players are expected to be taken within the first three rounds of the draft.

On Thursday, April 28, the first round will be selected. Then on Friday, April 29, the second and third rounds will take place.

The following players will be in attendance including an NFL Draft record-tying five players from Ohio State:

--Eli Apple, Ohio State, cornerback
--Joey Bosa, Ohio State, defensive end
--Vernon Butler, Louisiana Tech, defensive tackle
--Corey Coleman, Baylor, wide receiver
--Jack Conklin, Michigan State, tackle
--Taylor Decker, Ohio State, tackle
--Josh Doctson, TCU, wide receiver
--Kevin Dodd, Clemson, defensive end
--Ezekiel Elliot, Ohio State, running back
--Jared Goff, California, quarterback
--Vernon Hargreaves, Florida, cornerback
--Myles Jack, UCLA, linebacker
--Chris Jones, Mississippi State, defensive tackle
--Shaq Lawson, Clemson, defensive end
--Darron Lee, Ohio State, linebacker
--Keanu Neal, Florida, safety
--Robert Nkemdiche, Mississippi, defensive tackle
--Reggie Ragland, Alabama, linebacker
--Jalen Ramsey, Florida State, cornerback

Here's a gallery looking back at some of the players the Redskins have taken in the first-round of the NFL Draft through the years.

--Jarran Reed, Alabama, defensive tackle
--A'Shawn Robinson, Alabama, defensive tackle
--Ronnie Stanley, Notre Dame, tackle
--Laquon Treadwell, Mississippi, wide receiver
--Laremy Tunsil, Mississippi, tackle
--Carson Wentz, North Dakota State, quarterback

Additionally, the following coaches will be in attendance:

--Art Briles, Baylor
--Mark Dantonio, Michigan State
--Sonny Dykes, California
--Jimbo Fisher, Florida State
--Hugh Freeze, Mississippi
--Brian Kelly, Notre Dame
--Chris Klieman, North Dakota State
--Urban Meyer, Ohio State
--Jim Mora, UCLA
--Gary Patterson, TCU
--Nick Saban, Alabama
--Dabo Swinney, Clemson

Every team with a first-round pick will have 10 minutes to make their selection, while Round 2 selections will be made every seven minutes.

Five minutes will be allowed per selection for Rounds 3-6, will the seventh and final round will be four minutes per selection.




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