22 Top Prospects & 13 NCAA Head Coaches To Attend NFL Draft


Twenty-two top prospects, who are expected to be selected on Thursday or Friday night (April 27-28), are confirmed to attend the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia, the NFL announced today.

Louisiana State leads all colleges with three players in attendance, while the Pac-12 leads all conferences with seven prospects confirmed to attend the event.

Thirteen NCAA head coaches will join their players in the green room as they await their selections.

The draft begins with the first round on Thursday night, April 27 and continues Friday, April 28, with Rounds 2-3. The draft will conclude on Saturday, April 29 with Rounds 4-7.

The NFL Draft, which had been held in Chicago in each of the past two years, returns to Philadelphia for the first time since 1961. Philadelphia's Ritz-Carlton Hotel served as the location of the first NFL Draft in 1936. The city also hosted the event in 1949-50, 1953-54, 1956 (Rounds 1-3) and 1957-61.

The players confirmed to attend this year's NFL Draft:

Jamal AdamsSLousiana State
Jonathan AllenDTAlabama
Chidobe AwuzieCBColorado
Derek BarnettDETennessee
Garett BollesTUtah
Gareon ConleyCBOhio State
Corey DavisWRWestern Michigan
Leonard FournetteRBLouisiana State
Adoree' JacksonCBSouthern California
Kevin KingCBWashington
Deshone KizerQBNotre Dame
Marshon LattimoreCBOhio State
Malik McDowellDTMichigan State
Takkarist McKinleyLBUCLA
Ryan RamczykTWisconsin
Haason ReddickLBTemple
Cam RobinsonTAlabama
John RossWRWashington
Solomon ThomasDEStanford
Mitchel TrubiskyQBNorth Carolina
Deshaun WatsonQBClemson
Tre'Davious WhiteCBLouisiana State

The college head coaches confirmed to attend this year's NFL Draft:

Larry FedoraNorth Carolina
P.J. FleckMinnesota
Butch JonesTennessee
Brian KellyNotre Dame
Urban MeyerOhio State
Jim MoraUCLA
Ed OrgeronLouisiana State
Chris PetersenWashington
Matt RhuleBaylor
Nick SabanAlabama
David ShawStanford
Dabo SwinneyClemson
Kyle WhittinghamUtah

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