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21 prospects to attend NFL Draft in Las Vegas

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The 2022 NFL Draft is fast approaching with 21 prospects confirmed to attend the event next week in Las Vegas, Nevada. The draft begins with the first round on Thursday night, April 28, and continues Friday, April 29, with Rounds 2-3. The draft will conclude on Saturday, April 30, with Rounds 4-7.

Georgia leads all colleges with three players in attendance while Alabama and Ohio State will each have two players on-site.

The Southeastern Conference leads all conferences with seven prospects confirmed to attend, followed by the Big Ten (four players), Pac-12 (four) and Atlantic Coast Conference (three).

Prospects confirmed to attend this year’s draft:

1)Matt CorralQBMississippi
2)Charles CrossOLMississippi State
3)Jordan DavisDLGeorgia
4)Nakobe DeanLBGeorgia
5)Ikem EkwonuOLNorth Carolina State
6)Sauce GardnerCBCincinnati
7)Kyler GordonCBWashington
8)Kyle HamiltonSNotre Dame
9)Aidan HutchinsonDEMichigan
10)Zion JohnsonOLBoston College
11)Jermaine JohnsonDEFlorida State
12)George KarlaftisDEPurdue
13)Devin LloydLBUtah
14)Drake LondonWRSouthern California
15)Evan NealOLAlabama
16)Chris OlaveWROhio State
17)Kayvon ThibodeauxDEOregon
18)Jameson WilliamsWRAlabama
19)Malik WillisQBLiberty
20)Garrett WilsonWROhio State
21)Devonte WyattDLGeorgia

There will be 262 selections, including 39 compensatory choices that have been awarded to 16 teams that either experienced a net loss of certain quality unrestricted free agents last year or received special selections under a 2020 amendment to the League’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, which was agreed upon by the NFL and the NFLPA to promote equal employment opportunities and an inclusive workforce within NFL clubs.

The following 39 compensatory choices will supplement the 223 regular choices in the seven rounds:

Round 3: Detroit, 33; New Orleans, 34; Cleveland, 35; Baltimore, 36; Philadelphia (from New Orleans), 37; Miami (from San Francisco), 38; Kansas City, 39; Los Angeles Rams, 40; San Francisco, 41.

Round 4: Pittsburgh, 33; Baltimore, 34; Green Bay, 35; Baltimore, 36; Los Angeles Rams, 37; Tennessee, 38.

Round 5: Dallas, 33; Detroit, 34; Dallas, 35; Indianapolis, 36.

Round 6: Los Angeles Rams, 33; Los Angeles Rams, 34; Atlanta, 35; Los Angeles Chargers, 36; Arizona, 37; Indianapolis, 38; Detroit, 39; Los Angeles Rams, 40; Tennessee, 41; San Francisco, 42; San Francisco, 43.

Round 7: Los Angeles Chargers, 33; Los Angeles Chargers, 34; Arizona, 35; Arizona, 36; Green Bay, 37; Kansas City, 38; Los Angeles Chargers, 39; Tampa Bay, 40; San Francisco, 41.

The NFL Draft, which was held in Cleveland last year, will be hosted in the state of Nevada for the first time.

2022 FIRST ROUND DRAFT ORDER (as of April 14, 2022)

1.Jacksonville Jaguars
2.Detroit Lions
3.Houston Texans
4.New York Jets
5.New York Giants
6.Carolina Panthers
7.New York Giants (from Chicago)
8.Atlanta Falcons
9.Seattle Seahawks (from Denver)
10.New York Jets (from Seattle)
11.Washington Commanders
12.Minnesota Vikings
13.Houston Texans (from Cleveland)
14.Baltimore Ravens
15.Philadelphia Eagles (from Miami)
16.New Orleans Saints (from Indianapolis via Philadelphia)
17.Los Angeles Chargers
18.Philadelphia Eagles (from New Orleans)
19.New Orleans Saints (from Philadelphia)
20.Pittsburgh Steelers
21.New England Patriots
22.Green Bay Packers (from Las Vegas)
23Arizona Cardinals
24.Dallas Cowboys
25.Buffalo Bills
26.Tennessee Titans
27.Tampa Bay Buccaneers
28.Green Bay Packers
29.Kansas City Chiefs (from San Francisco via Miami)
30.Kansas City Chiefs
31.Cincinnati Bengals
32.Detroit Lions (from Los Angeles Rams)