The NFL brought a record 26 players to Radio City Music Hall for the draft. Of the 26 players, 20 of them were drafted.
That means (math is hard) six are left.
And they are: Stanford tight end Coby Fleener, Georgia tackle Cordy Glenn, Georgia Tech receiver Stephen Hill (pictured), LSU receiver Rueben Randle, Penn State defensive tackle Devon Still, and Alabama linebacker Courtney Upshaw.
All should be taken in the second round, but most of them surely wouldn’t have come to New York if they didn’t believe they had a great chance of being taken in the first round. It can’t be easy sitting backstage for three hours while player after player after player gets called up and then called out to the podium.
At least there won’t be anyone hanging around all three days waiting to be drafted and then not being picked at all, like linebacker Mark Herzlich a year ago.
Then again, it worked out pretty well for Herzlich in the end. He joined the Giants, made the team, appeared in 11 games, made two starts, and won a Super Bowl ring.