NFL invites 22 players, 13 NCAA head coaches to attend draft

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson and North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky headline the group, which also includes top defensive ends Solomon Thomas of Stanford and Tennessee’s Derek Barnett.

Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett, who is expected to be the top pick in the draft, decided to watch the draft at home with his family.


LSU will have three players – safety Jamal Adams, running back Leonard Fournette and cornerback Tre’Davious White, as well as coach Ed Orgeron – at the draft.

The coaches of Watson and Trubisky will also be there as Clemson’s Dabo Swinney and UNC’s Larry Fedora make the trip for the draft on April 27 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Full list of players and coaches who will be attending the draft.


S Jamal Adams, LSU


DL Jonathan Allen, Alabama

DB Chidobe Awuzie, Colorado

DE Derek Barnett, Tennessee

OT Garett Bolles, Utah

CB Gareon Conley, Ohio State

WR Corey Davis, Western Michigan

RB Leonard Fournette, LSU

CB Adoree’ Jackson, USC

CB Kevin King, Washington

QB DeShone Kizer, Notre Dame

CB Marshon Lattimore, Ohio State

DL Malik McDowell, Michigan State

DE Takkarist McKinley, UCLA

OT Ryan Ramczyk, Wisconsin

LB Haason Reddick, Temple

OT Cam Robinson, Alabama

WR John Ross, Washington

DE Solomon Thomas, Stanford

QB Mitchell Trubisky, North Carolina

QB Deshaun Watson, Clemson

CB Tre’Davious White, LSU

NCAA coaches

Larry Fedora, North Carolina

P.J. Fleck, Minnesota

Butch Jones, Tennessee

Brian Kelly, Notre Dame

Urban Meyer, Ohio State

Jim Mora, UCLA

Ed Orgeron, LSU

Chris Petersen, Washington

Matt Rhule, Baylor

Nick Saban, Alabama

David Shaw, Stanford

Dabo Swinney, Clemson

Kyle Whittingham, Utah

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