Cobb among record 25 expected at draft

Herald-leader staff reportApril 26, 2011 

NFL Combine Football

Former Wildcat Randall Cobb helped his draft stock at the NFL Combine. The wide receiver is projected as a second-round pick.


The NFL announced that Kentucky wide receiver Randall Cobb will be one of a record 25 prospects present for Thursday's first night of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The previous record for prospects at the draft was 17, set last year when the draft was held in prime time for the first time.

The draft will begin at 8 p.m. The second and third rounds will take place Friday beginning at 6 p.m. Rounds 4 through 7 are scheduled for Saturday, starting at noon.

The list of attendees also includes Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton of Auburn; Alabama's Marcell Dareus, Mark Ingram and Julio Jones; Auburn's Nick Fairley; Georgia's A.J. Green; and LSU's Patrick Peterson.

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