Seventeen prospects are confirmed to attend the 2023 NFL Draft in Kansas City, Missouri, the NFL announced Friday.
Alabama and Ohio State will each have three players on-site, most among colleges. The Southeastern Conference leads all conferences with six prospects confirmed to attend, followed by the Big Ten (five players), Big 12 (two), Atlantic Coast Conference (two) and Pac-12 (two).
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 was held in Las Vegas last year, will be hosted in the state of Missouri for the first time.
The players confirmed to attend this year's NFL Draft:
- Jordan Addison, WR, USC
- Will Anderson Jr., LB, Alabama
- Brian Branch, DB, Alabama
- Jalen Carter, DL, Georgia
- Zay Flowers, WR, Boston College
- Christian Gonzalez, CB, Oregon
- Paris Johnson Jr., T, Ohio State
- Will Levis, QB, Kentucky
- Joey Porter Jr., CB, Penn State
- Anthony Richardson, QB, Florida
- Bijan Robinson, RB, Texas
- Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State
- C.J. Stroud, QB, Ohio State
- Keion White, DE, Georgia Tech
- Tyree Wilson, DE, Texas Tech
- Devon Witherspoon, CB, Illinois
- Bryce Young, QB, Alabama
NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah updated his ranking of the top 50 prospects in the 2023 NFL Draft.
2023 NFL DRAFT FACTS & FIGURES
WHAT: 88th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting.
WHERE: Kansas City, Missouri.
WHEN: 7:00 PM CT / 8:00 PM ET, Thursday, April 27 (Round 1).
6:00 PM CT / 7:00 PM ET, Friday, April 28 (Rounds 2-3).
11:00 AM CT / 12:00 PM ET, Saturday, April 29 (Rounds 4-7).
The first round will conclude on Thursday by approximately 10:30 PM CT (11:30 PM ET). In 2022, the first round consumed three hours and 25 minutes. The second and third rounds will conclude on Friday by approximately 11:00 PM CT (12:00 AM ET). The second and third rounds took a combined four hours and 10 minutes in 2022. The draft will conclude by approximately 6:00 PM CT (7:00 PM ET) on Saturday with the final four rounds. Rounds 4 through 7 took six hours and 54 minutes in 2022.
ROUNDS: Seven Rounds – Round 1 on Thursday, April 27; Rounds 2 and 3 on Friday, April 28; and Rounds 4 through 7 on Saturday, April 29.
There will be 259 selections, including 37 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 37 compensatory choices will supplement the 222 regular choices in the seven rounds:
Round 3: Arizona, 33; Washington, 34; Cleveland, 35; San Francisco, 36; Kansas City, 37; San Francisco, 38; San Francisco, 39.
Round 4: New England, 33.
Round 5: Los Angeles Rams, 33; Arizona, 34; Dallas, 35; Green Bay, 36; Los Angeles Rams, 37; New York Giants, 38; San Francisco, 39; Las Vegas, 40; Tampa Bay, 41; Dallas, 42; Los Angeles Rams, 43.
Round 6: New England, 33; Minnesota, 34; Dallas, 35; Arizona, 36; Las Vegas, 37; Washington, 38; San Francisco, 39; Kansas City, 40.
Round 7: Kansas City, 33; Los Angeles Rams, 34; Tampa Bay, 35; San Francisco, 36; New York Giants, 37; San Francisco, 38; Green Bay, 39; New Orleans, 40; Chicago, 41; Houston, 42.
Round 1:10 minutes per selection.
Round 2: Seven minutes per selection.
Rounds 3 through 6, including compensatory picks: Five minutes per selection.
Round 7, including compensatory picks: Four minutes per selection.
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