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2011 NFL Draft: NFL-Record 25 College Players To Attend NFL Draft

After several days of thinking there may not be any college players in attendance at the 2011 NFL Draft, the NFL confirmed today that no less than 25 prospects will be in attendance on Thursday night when the 1st Round of the Draft gets underway at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Included in the group are four players from the Big Ten, all on defense - DE Ryan Kerrigan from Purdue, DE Adrian Clayborn from Iowa, DT Corey Liuget from Illinois and DE J.J. Watt from Wisconsin. All could be taken during Thursday night's first round.

The rest of the players expected to attend are below:

Prince Amumamara, DB - Nebraska

Akeem Ayers, LB - UCLA Corey Liuget, DT - Illinois

Adrian Clayborn, DE - Iowa Von Miller, LB - Texas, A&M

Randall Cobb, WR - Kentucky Rahim Moore, S - UCLA

Marcell Dareus, DT - Alabama Cam Newton, QB - Auburn

Nick Fairley, DT - Auburn Patrick Peterson, CB - LSU

Blaine Gabbert, QB - Missouri Mike Pouncey, OL - Florida

AJ Green, WR - Georgia Tyron Smith, T - USC

Mark Herzlich, LB - BC Phil Taylor, DT - Baylor

Mark Ingram, RB - Alabama Danny Watkins, G - Baylor

Cameron Jordan, DE - CAL JJ Watt, DE - Wisconsin

Julio Jones, WR - Alabama Ryan Williams, RB - Virginia Tech

Ryan Kerrigan, DE - Purdue

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.