NFL Draft

Apr 16, 2013 - Posted by Brett Pyne on April 16, 2013 at 2:06 pm | Updated: April 16, 2013 2:21 pm

The 2013 NFL Draft is coming up next week starting on Thursday, April 25, and BYU's Ziggy Ansah is one of 23 players invited to attend the draft by the NFL. Ansah also will be featured in  ESPN The Magazine's April 29 NFL Draft issue. You can get a preview of what others have had to say about Ziggy at ESPN.com.

Additionally, NFL Network’s Draft analyst Mike Mayock will be conducting a media conference call this Thursday, April 18, at 1 p.m. ET to preview the upcoming 2013 NFL Draft. For the first time, NFL.com will provide fans access to listen to Mayock’s conference call by logging on to nfl.com/mayockdraftcall. The live streaming audio will be accompanied by highlight packages of draft prospects and graphics on NFL team needs. Following the conference call, audio clips will be available on NFL.com.

Fans can also participate by tweeting questions to @InsideNFLMedia using #askMayock. The best questions will be selected and used during the conference call.

ESPN and the NFL Network will provide live coverage of this year's NFL Draft.  NFL Network provides approximately 70 hours of live “Draft Week” coverage Monday, April 22 – Saturday, April 27. Live coverage of the first round kicks off Thursday, April 25 at 8 p.m. ET, followed by Rounds 2-3 Friday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. ET and Rounds 4-7 Saturday, April 27 at 12 Noon ET.

On Wednesday, April 24 at 8 p.m. ET on NFL Network, Mayock unveils his first – and only – mock draft of the year in a one-hour special, Mayock’s 2013 Mock Draft. On the eve of the 2013 NFL Draft from inside Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Mayock, along with Chris Rose, predicts how the first round of the draft will unfold and provides full analysis of each selection. 

Also in case you missed it or want to revisit a bit, here are links to news from BYU Pro Day and a recent feature on Ansah in USA TODAY.