Found April 12, 2012 on TheDaveSimsShow:

A total of 26 players have been invited to the 2012 NFL Draft, which will be held at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan on Thursday, April 26th.

Unsurprisingly, the top two prospects in the draft, Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck and Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner, will be in attendance. Another signal-caller who will be in the house is Texas A&M’s Ryan Tannehill, who is also expected to be a top-10 pick. Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay thinks very highly of Tannehill, saying that he should be picked at #3, just after Luck and Griffin.

2011 National Champion, Alabama, will have five players at the draft: safety Mark Barron, running back Trent Richardson, linebackers Courtney Upshaw and Dont’a Hightower, as well as cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick.

LSU, the team downed by the Crimson Tide in the BCS Championship Game, will have three players present: defensive tackle Michael Brockers, cornerback Morris Claiborne, and wide receiver Reuben Randle.

16 schools will be represented at this years draft festivities. The 26 players who will be in attendance surpasses last year’s record 25. The 2011 draft was conducted in the midst of the NFL lockout.

Here is a complete list of the scheduled attendees for 2012.

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