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Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney among 30 attending 2014 NFL draft

Johnny Manziel Johnny Manziel may not have to wait long to hear his name called at Radio City. (Greg Nelson/SI)

A record 30 college prospects accepted an invitation to attend the 2014 NFL Draft, the NFL announced Tuesday.

Among those expected to be selected in the first round include South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack, and Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles.

The Houston Texans have the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, set for May 8-10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Of course, all of the prospects invited won't be selected in the first round and will have to spend a little more time in the green room before hearing their name called.

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Alabama and Texas A&M have the most players invited to the draft, with three apiece and Louisville and Ohio State have two players on the list. The Southeastern Conference have 11 players invited, followed by the Atlantic Coast Conference and Big Ten with five each and the American Athletic with three. No running backs were invited to attend the draft.

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A complete list of the invitees:

Odell Beckham, WR, LSU

Blake Bortles, QB, Central Florida

Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, S, Alabama

Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina

Brandin Cooks, WR, Oregon State

Kony Ealy, DE, Missouri

Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina

Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M

Kyle Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech

Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, Eastern Illinois

Justin Gilbert, CB, Oklahoma State

Ra'Shede Hageman, DT, Minnesota

Timmy Jernigan, DT, Florida State

Cyrus Kouandjio, OT, Alabama

Cody Latimer, WR, Indiana

Marqise Lee, WR, USC

Taylor Lewan, OT, Michigan

Khalil Mack, LB, Buffalo

Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M

Jake Matthews, OT, Texas A&M

Jordan Matthews, WR, Vanderbilt

Morgan Moses, OT, Virginia

C.J. Mosley, LB, Alabama

Calvin Pryor, S, Louisville

Greg Robinson, OT, Auburn

Bradley Roby, CB, Ohio State

Ryan Shazier, LB, Ohio State

Jason Verrett, CB, TCU

Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson

 

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