Source: NFL Communications
Twenty-three prospects are confirmed to attend the 2019 NFL Draft in Nashville, Tennessee, the NFL announced today.
Two colleges – Alabama and Oklahoma – will each have three players in attendance while two schools – Iowa and Louisiana State – will have two players in attendance. The Southeastern Conference leads all conferences with 11 prospects confirmed to attend the event.
The draft begins with the first round on Thursday night, April 25 and continues Friday, April 26 with Rounds 2-3. The draft will conclude on Saturday, April 27 with Rounds 4-7.
The NFL Draft, which was held in Dallas last year, will be hosted in the state of Tennessee for the first time in league history.
2019 NFL DRAFT FACTS & FIGURES
84th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting.
8:00 PM ET, Thursday, April 25 (Round 1).
7:00 PM ET, Friday, April 26 (Rounds 2-3).
Noon ET, Saturday, April 27 (Rounds 4-7).
The first round will conclude on Thursday by approximately 11:30 PM ET. In 2018, the first round consumed three hours and 25 minutes. The second and third rounds will conclude on Friday by approximately 10:30 PM ET. The second and third rounds took a combined three hours and 44 minutes in 2018. The draft will conclude by approximately 6:30 PM ET on Saturday with the final four rounds. Rounds 4 through 7 took six hours and 39 minutes in 2018.
Representatives of the 32 NFL clubs by telephone communication with their general managers, coaches and scouts.
Seven Rounds – Round 1 on Thursday, April 25; Rounds 2 and 3 on Friday, April 26; and Rounds 4 through 7 on Saturday, April 27.
There will be 254 selections, including 32 compensatory choices that have been awarded to 15 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: Washington, 33; New England, 34; Los Angeles Rams, 35; Los Angeles Rams, 36; Carolina, 37; New England, 38; Baltimore 39. Round 4: Indianapolis, 33; Dallas, 34; Atlanta, 35; Philadelphia, 36. Round 5: New York Giants, 33; Atlanta, 34; Washington, 35. Round 6: New England, 33; Washington, 34; Arizona, 35; Philadelphia, 36; Minnesota, 37; Cincinnati, 38; Cincinnati, 39; San Francisco, 40; Cincinnati, 41; Kansas City, 42. Round 7: Minnesota, 33; Arizona, 34; Arizona, 35; Minnesota, 36; Los Angeles Rams, 37; New England, 38; Washington, 39; Arizona, 40.
Round 1: 10 minutes per selection. Round 2: Seven minutes per selection. Rounds 3 through 6, including compensatory picks: Five minutes per selection. Rounds 7, including compensatory picks:Four minutes per selection.
On Thursday, April 25, Draft Tonight on NFL.com streams immediately following the conclusion of NFL Network’s coverage of the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Host of NFL Network’s Good Morning FootballKay Adams and Tennessee Titans Pro Bowl offensive tackle Taylor Lewan interview top draftees in Nashville once they’re selected.
Draft Tonight on NFL.com continues Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27 each day following NFL Network’s live draft coverage. Host Matt “Money” Smith anchors the coverage each day from Los Angeles, joined by analysts Bucky Brooks, Maurice Jones-Drew and Lance Zierlein providing analysis and reaction to Rounds 2-7, as well as overall draft winners and grades for the 2019 selections.
Additionally, NFL.com’s Draft Tracker has live coverage of every selection in the draft, including video and analysis of the picks as they happen.
Live NFL Network coverage of the 2019 NFL Draft is available across devices (smartphone, PC, tablet and connected TVs) through the NFL app or NFL.com/watch for subscribers of participating NFL Network providers. For more information, go to NFL.com/nflnetwork.
2019 FIRST ROUND DRAFT ORDER
1. Arizona Cardinals
2. San Francisco 49ers
3. New York Jets
4. Oakland Raiders
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
6. New York Giants
7. Jacksonville Jaguars
8. Detroit Lions
9. Buffalo Bills
10 Denver Broncos
11. Cincinnati Bengals
12. Green Bay Packers
13. Miami Dolphins
14. Atla nta Falcons
15. Washington Redskins
16. Carolina Panthers
17. New York Giants (from Cleveland)
18. Minnesota Vikings
19. Tennessee Titans
20. Pittsburgh Steelers
21. Seattle Seahawks
22. Baltimore Ravens
23 Houston Texans
24. Oakland Raiders (from Chicago)
25. Philadelphia Eagles
26. Indianapolis Colts
27. Oakland Raiders (from Dallas)
28. Los Angeles Chargers
29. Kansas City Chiefs
30. Green Bay Packers (from New Orleans)
31. Los Angeles Rams
32. New England Patriots