Nine SEC players to attend NFL draft

Despite the lockout, the NFL announced Monday that a record 25 players will attend the first round of the NFL draft festivities on Thursday night at Radio Music City Hall in New York City.

Of those 25 players scheduled to attend, nine are from the SEC -- Alabama defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, Alabama running back Mark Ingram, Alabama receiver Julio Jones, Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, Auburn defensive tackle Nick Fairley, Florida offensive center/guard Mike Pouncey, Georgia receiver A.J. Green, Kentucky receiver Randall Cobb and LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson.

Here's the entire list:

Nebraska cornerback Prince Amukamara

UCLA linebacker Akeem Ayers

Iowa defensive end Adrian Clayborn

Kentucky receiver Randall Cobb

Alabama defensive tackle Marcell Dareus

Auburn DT Nick Fairley

Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert

Georgia receiver A.J. Green

Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich

Alabama running back Mark Ingram

California defensive end Cameron Jordan

Alabama WR Julio Jones

Purdue DE Ryan Kerrigan

Illinois DT Corey Liuget

Texas A&M LB Von Miller

UCLA safety Rahim Moore

Auburn QB Cam Newton

LSU CB Patrick Peterson

Florida offensive lineman Mike Pouncey

Missouri DE Aldon Smith

USC offensive tackle Tyron Smith

Baylor DT Phil Taylor

Baylor guard Danny Watkins

Wisconsin DE J.J. Watt

Virginia Tech RB Ryan Williams