2013 NFL Draft Facts And Figures

Apr 26, 2012; New York, NY, USA; A general view of the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall. Mandatory Credit: James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL is returning to prime time this week with the 2013 NFL Draft, live from Radio City Music Hall. This is the 78th annual NFL Player Selection Meeting and it will all kick off Thursday night at 8 PM ET.

This year 23 NFL prospects will be attending including 4 players who have won BCS Championships: T D.J. Fluker, RB Eddie Lacy, CB Dee Milliner, G Chance Warmack. There will also be four Florida State players: QB E.J. Manuel, DE Bjoern Werner, T Menelik Watson, and CB Xavier Rhodes.

The draft will be aired live on NFL Network and ESPN/ESPN 2 all three days.

Here is the round breakdown:

  • 8:00 PM ET, Thursday, April 25 (Round 1)
  • 6:30 PM ET, Friday, April 26 (Rounds 2-3)
  • Noon ET, Saturday, April 27 (Rounds 4-7)
Round 110 minutes per selection.
Round 2Seven minutes per selection.
Rounds 3 through 7Five minutes per selection.

The first round took exactly 3 hours in 2012, so expecting the same sort of time table you can expect the first round to conclude around 11-11:15 pm ET on Thursday. In 2012 the 2 and third rounds took roughly 3 hours and 45 minutes, and rounds 4-7 took roughly 7 hours and 15 minutes.

The 23 players attending will be:

  • Ezekiel Ansah, DE, BYU
  • Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia
  • Jonathan Cooper, G, North Carolina
  • Eric Fisher, T, Central Michigan
  • Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida
  • D.J. Fluker, T, Alabama
  • Luke Joeckel, T, Texas A&M
  • Lane Johnson, T, Oklahoma
  • Dion Jordan, DE, Oregon
  • Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama
  • E.J. Manuel, QB, FSU
  • Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
  • Barkevious Mingo, DE, LSU
  • Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee
  • Eric Reid, S, LSU
  • Xavier Rhodes, CB, FSU
  • Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri
  • Darius Slay, CB, Mississippi State
  • Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia
  • Kenny Vaccaro, S, Texas
  • Chance Warmack, G, Alabama
  • Menelik Watson, T, FSU
  • Bjoern Werner, DE, FSU

Compensatory Picks:

There will be 254 selections, including 32 compensatory choices that have been awarded to 16 teams that suffered a net loss of certain quality unrestricted free agents last year.

The following 32 compensatory choices will supplement the 222 regular choices in the seven rounds:

Round 3:

  • Houston, 33
  • Kansas City, 34
  • Tennessee, 35

Round 4:

  • Baltimore, 33
  • San Francisco, 34
  • Detroit, 35
  • Atlanta, 36

Round 5

  • Miami, 33
  • Green Bay, 34
  • Baltimore, 35

Round 6:

  • Houston, 33
  • Tennessee, 34
  • Baltimore, 35
  • Kansas City, 36
  • Oakland, 37
  • Pittsburgh, 38

Round 7:

  • Philadelphia, 33
  • Cincinnati, 34
  • Seattle, 35
  • Seattle, 36
  • Atlanta, 37
  • Atlanta, 38
  • Detroit, 39
  • San Francisco, 40
  • Baltimore, 41
  • Tennessee, 42
  • Atlanta, 43
  • Miami, 44
  • Cincinnati, 45
  • San Francisco, 46
  • New York Giants, 47
  • Indianapolis, 48

 

Topics: NFL Draft, Radio City Music Hall, Roger Goodell

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