Ziggy Ansah among 23 players to attend NFL Draft

(Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)
Twenty-three top prospects are confirmed to attend the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, the NFL announced today.
 
BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah will also be attending along with a 2013-best four players from BCS National Champion Alabama: T D.J. FlukerRB Eddie Lacy,CB Dee Milliner, and G Chance Warmack – and four players from Florida State – QB E.J. ManuelDE Bjoern WernerT Menelik Watson, and CB Xavier Rhodes
 
The players confirmed to attend this year’s NFL Draft:
 
1)
DE
Brigham Young
 
13)
Barkevious Mingo
DE
Louisiana State
2)
Tavon Austin
WR
West Virginia
 
14)
Cordarrelle Patterson
WR
Tennessee
3)
Jonathan Cooper
G
North Carolina
 
15)
Eric Reid
S
Louisiana State
4)
Eric Fisher
T
Central Michigan
 
16)
Xavier Rhodes
CB
Florida State
5)
Sharrif Floyd
DT
Florida
 
17)
Sheldon Richardson
DT
Missouri
6)
D.J. Fluker
T
Alabama
 
18)
Geno Smith
QB
West Virginia
7)
Luke Joeckel
T
Texas A&M
 
19)
Desmond Trufant
CB
Washington
8)
Lane Johnson
T
Oklahoma
 
20)
Kenny Vaccaro
S
Texas
9)
Dion Jordan
DE
Oregon
 
21)
Chance Warmack
G
Alabama
10)
Eddie Lacy
RB
Alabama
 
22)
Menelik Watson
T
Florida State
11)
E.J. Manuel
QB
Florida State
 
23)
Bjoern Werner
DE
Florida State
12)
Dee Milliner
CB
Alabama
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2013 NFL DRAFT FACTS & FIGURES
 
WHAT:
78th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting.
 
 
WHERE:
Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Avenue of the Americas, New York City (Between 50th and 51st Streets).
 
 
WHEN:
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).
 
 
 
The first round will conclude on Thursday by approximately 11:15 PM ET. In 2012, the first round consumed exactly three hours. The second and third rounds will conclude on Friday by approximately 10:30 PM ET. The second and third rounds took three hours and 48 minutes in 2012. The draft will conclude by approximately 7:30 PM ET on Saturday with the final four rounds. Rounds 4 through 7 took seven hours and 17 minutes in 2012.
 
 
DRAFTING:
Representatives of the 32 NFL clubs by telephone communication with their general managers, coaches and scouts.
 
 
ROUNDS:
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 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 5Miami, 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.
 
 
 
St. Louis (Nos. 16 and 22) and Minnesota (Nos. 23 and 25) have two selections in the first round. Seattle and Washington do not have first-round picks. All other teams have one first-round selection.
 
 
TIME LIMITS:
Round 110 minutes per selection. Round 2Seven minutes per selection. Rounds 3 through 7Five minutes per selection.
 
 
TELEVISION:
NFL Network and ESPN/ESPN 2 will televise the draft on all three days.
 
 
INTERNET & MOBILE:
Live streaming on Thursday, April 25 at 8:00 PM ET and Friday, April 26 at 6:30 PM ETNFL.com Live Presented by Courtyard provides comprehensive coverage of the 2013 NFL Draft from Radio City Music Hall. On SaturdayNFL.com Live will stream NFL Network’s coverage of Rounds 4-7 beginning at 12 Noon ET. Throughout the live stream broadcasts, NFL.com’s “Cover it Live” blogging tool offers fans a unique forum to voice their opinions, and interact with fellow fans and NFL Network analysts.
 
The popular “Fan War Rooms” are back for a fifth year, offering innovative ways for fans to follow the Draft, allowing them the opportunity to discuss a team’s strategy and immediately react once a player is selected. 
 
NFL Fan Pass Presented by McDonald’s provides a unique way to experience the NFL Draft with unparalleled access leading up to and during the event. Fans will be able to see exclusive behind-the-scenes video of the players attending New York City, in addition to inside access to Draft parties and events.
 
Draft Xtra is the official companion app for the 2013 NFL Draft on NFL Network. Available inside the latest version of NFL 13, Xtra will provide fans with exclusive live video and interviews from Radio City Music Hall. In addition, the application will offer key player information and the ability to play trivia, answer polls, and predict each pick as it is made live. Draft Xtra will be available on iOS and Android devices the week of the Draft. 
 
Mobile users will also be able to get extensive coverage leading up to and during the 2013 NFL Draft, including a live stream of NFL Network and its 2013 NFL Draft coverage, a live draft tracker and draft pick analysis from NFL experts, and mobile “Fan War Rooms” integrated with those of NFL.com.
 
2013 FIRST ROUND DRAFT ORDER
 
 
#
Team
Win
Loss
Tie
Winning Percentage
Strength of
Schedule
Opp Win
Opp Loss
Opp Tie
1.
Kansas City Chiefs
2
14
0
.125
.516
132
124
0
2.
Jacksonville Jaguars
2
14
0
.125
.539
138
118
0
 
         
 
     
3.
Oakland Raiders
4
12
0
.250
.469
120
136
0
4.
Philadelphia Eagles
4
12
0
.250
.508
130
126
0
5.
Detroit Lions
4
12
0
.250
.566
144
110
2
 
         
 
     
6.
Cleveland Browns
5
11
0
.313
.508
130
126
0
7.
Arizona Cardinals
5
11
0
.313
.559
141
111
4
 
         
 
     
8.
Buffalo Bills
6
10
0
.375
.480
122
132
2
9.
New York Jets
6
10
0
.375
.512
130
124
2
10.
Tennessee Titans
6
10
0
.375
.512
131
125
0
 
         
 
     
11.
San Diego Chargers
7
9
0
.438
.457
117
139
0
12.
Miami Dolphins
7
9
0
.438
.500
127
127
2
13.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
7
9
0
.438
.502
128
127
1
14.
Carolina Panthers
7
9
0
.438
.516
132
124
0
15.
New Orleans Saints
7
9
0
.438
.521
133
122
1
 
         
 
     
16.
St. Louis Rams
7
8
1
.469
.539
137
117
2
 
         
 
     
17.
Pittsburgh Steelers
8
8
0
.500
.465
119
137
0
18.
Dallas Cowboys
8
8
0
.500
.523
134
122
0
 
         
 
     
19.
New York Giants
9
7
0
.563
.521
133
122
1
 
         
 
     
20.
Chicago Bears
10
6
0
.625
.512
130
124
2
 
         
 
     
21.
Cincinnati Bengals
10
6
0
.625
.438
112
144
0
22.
St. Louis (from Washington)
10
6
0
.625
.494
126
129
1
23.
Minnesota Vikings
10
6
0
.625
.520
132
122
2
 
         
 
     
24.
Indianapolis Colts
11
5
0
.688
.441
113
143
0
 
         
 
     
25.
Minnesota (from Seattle)
11
5
0
.688
.504
127
125
4
26.
Green Bay Packers
11
5
0
.688
.508
129
125
2
 
         
 
     
27.
Houston Texans
12
4
0
.750
.496
127
129
0
 
         
 
     
28.
Denver Broncos
13
3
0
.813
.457
117
139
0
 
         
 
     
29.
New England Patriots
12
4
0
.750
.496
126
128
2
 
         
 
     
30.
Atlanta Falcons
13
3
0
.813
.422
108
148
0
 
         
 
     
31.
San Francisco 49ers
11
4
1
.719
.504
128
126
2
 
         
 
     
32.
Baltimore Ravens
10
6
0
.625
.496
127
129
0