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James, Fitzpatrick Among 2018 Draft Attendees

Posted Apr 10, 2018

The NFL put out a list of collegiate prospects it will be hosting at the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium.

The NFL announced 22 prospects it will host on night one of the 2018 NFL Draft held April 26 in Arlington, Texas. Among them are four of the oft-spoken of group of quarterbacks – including Louisville’s Lamar Jackson, as well as top prospects like Penn State running back Saquon Barkley and North Carolina State defensive end Bradley Chubb, who many think will go in the top-ten, if not top-five picks.

Being on the NFL’s guest list includes more than just draft night, with the prospects arriving early to participate in ‘various pre-draft activities before settling into the green room on Thursday night to await the call of a lifetime,’ according to an article published to NFL.com.

Players that have been mentioned in conversation with the Bucs’ seventh overall pick who will also be attending are Florida State safety Derwin James, Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick and Washington defensive tackle Vita Vea.

Notable omissions from the star-studded list of guests is Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson and Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield.

The league hosted 22 prospects last year as well, which included six of the first 10 selections, according to NFL.com.

To read the full list of prospects attending the Draft on April 26, click here.