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Johnny Manziel among 30 prospects attending NFL Draft

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A record 30 top draft prospects have accepted an invitation to attend the first day of the 2014 NFL draft, which is being held at the the Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

With such a deep talent pool for this year's draft, the green room is set to be one of the busiest ever, with many big names among those invited.

Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M - Quarterback), Jadeveon Clowney (South Carolina - Defensive End) and Blake Bortles (UCF - Quarterback) have each been touted to be the number one draft pick, which belongs to the Houston Texans, will be in the New York green room.

The NFL typically invite personal who will hear their name called on the first day of the draft, players who should be locks for first round picks, however they have started widening this selection.

Arguably the biggest name missing will be Fresno State quarterback, Derek Carr, one of the best in his position in this draft class, has opted to stay with his family on the west coast despite being a likely first round pick.

Wide receivers lead the way in terms of invites, with seven, whereas not one running back has been invited this year. A sign of the times perhaps, as last year Eddie Lacey was the lone back invited, and he didn't go until the second round. The first time in 50 years a running back was not drafted in the first round.

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