Hall of Famer Willie Brown announced the Raiders 2nd and 3rd round picks in 2011.
The National Football League announced that 33 legendary NFL alumni, one representing each team and two representing the St. Louis Rams, will announce live on Friday, April 27, second- and third-round Draft picks from Radio City Music Hall. Hall of Famer Willie Brown will announce the Raiders first pick of the Draft in the 3rd round (95th overall).
"I think it's exciting," said Brown. "I've been doing it for a few years now and I get excited just knowing that the guy that we're taking this year, he's as excited as I am. So it's great. I feel good about doing it and Raider Nation, they surely feel good about it. I look forward to it every year."
The NFL alumni scheduled to be on-hand to make the announcements from the podium feature six Pro Football Hall of Famers, including two from the Class of 2012.
The 2012 NFL Draft will continue the three-day format introduced in 2010, with the first three rounds broadcast in primetime at 5:00 pm PT on Thursday, April 26 and 4:00 pm PT on Friday, April 27, and concluding with Rounds 4-7 on Saturday, April 28 at 9:00 am PT. The NFL Draft will be broadcast on NFL Network and ESPN/ESPN2. Fans also may watch the live NFL Network stream on NFL Mobile.