In its near century long history that began at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Philadelphia, the NFL Draft has become a staple as one of the league’s most popular events. Over the years fans have gathered alongside their respected teams in hopes of claiming one of the many top prospects in college football. Associated events in the weeks prior to the draft like the NFL Scouting Combine and NFL Pro Day have impacted the NFL Draft’s following in recent years, propelling its popularity to an all-time high. What once simply included a blackboard and team representatives has slowly turned into one of the largest events in sports garnering a national stage and audience. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for NFL Draft tickets.
2016 NFL Draft Preview
The 2015 NFL Draft will take the excitement to Chicago, Illinois and fill Auditorium Theatre with some of the years most talented NFL prospects. Thursday, April 30 will kick-off with a draft loaded with some high profile talent including Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota. Along with Oregon's star, the 2015 NFL Draft pool also features Jameis Winston, Brett Hundley, Blake Sims, and Bryce Petty at the position. Overall prospects likely to see an early round entry into the NFL are D-Tackle Leonard Williams, D-End Randy Gregory, Wideout Amari Cooper, and O-Tackle Andrus Peat. Tampa Bay will come away with the first pick of the 2015 NFL Draft followed by Tennessee, Jacksonville, Oakland, and Washington to round off the first five picks. After a dramatic coaching purge that swept the NFL, key selections from the Jets(6), Bears(7), Falcons(8), 49ers(15), and Bills(19) could gain some additional attention in a draft that's already full of excitement.