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Desmond Trufant headed to NYC for draft

University of Washington cornerback Desmond Trufant is one of 23 players who have accepted invitations from the league to attend this year’s NFL draft at Radio City Musical Hall in New York City.

Players projected to be drafted in the first round are generally invited to attend the draft. Trufant’s oldest brother Marcus was selected No. 11 overall by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2003 draft.

The 78th annual NFL draft is scheduled to take place April 25-27. Round 1 is on Thursday, rounds 2 and 3 on Friday, and rounds 4 through 7 on Sunday.

Here’s the full list of players scheduled to attend Thursday’s festivities.

Ezekial Ansah, DE, Brigham YoungTavon Austin, WR, West VirginiaJonathan Cooper, G, North CarolinaEric Fisher, OT, Central MichiganSharrif Floyd, DT, FloridaD.J. Fluker, OT, AlabamaLuke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&MLane Johnson, OT, OklahomaDion Jordan, DE, OregonEddie Lacy, RB, AlabamaE.J. Manuel, QB, Florida StateDee Milliner, CB, AlabamaBarkevious Mingo, DE, LSUCordarrelle Patterson, WR, TennesseeEric Reid, S, LSUXavier Rhodes, CB, Florida StateSheldon Richardson, DT, MissouriGeno Smith, QB, West VirginiaDesmond Trufant, CB, WashingtonKenny Vaccaro, S, TexasChance Warmack, G, AlabamaMenelik Watson, OT, Florida StateBjoern Werner, DE, Florida State.