When does the NFL Draft begin?
The 2014 NFL Draft is set to begin Thursday, May 8 at 8 p.m. EDT. The Houston Texans have the No. 1 pick and will have 10 minutes from the beginning of the draft (plus the five months they've already had since every underclassman declared) to make their first selection.
Is it on TV?
Can I watch the draft online?
For live coverage streaming from the NFL Network, they will be airing every pick directly on their website. ESPN will also be airing each pick from their Watch ESPN stream. Both options are available through your tablet, computer, or mobile device.
Who will be picked first?
Houston has been connected to Jadeveon Clowney, Johnny Manziel, Blake Bortles, Teddy Bridgewater, Khalil Mack, and Greg Robinson with the No. 1 pick. The Vegas oddsmakers think it's most likely that Clowney will be the first pick, but that doesn't necessarily mean that it will be the Texans doing the picking. Houston has the option of trading out of the first pick, but as of Thursday morning rumors are that the Texans' asking price is too high.
Besides Clowney, are any other Gamecocks likely to be taken on day one?
No. After Clowney, the next former South Carolina player will likely be one of Bruce Ellington, Kelcy Quarles, or Victor Hampton. Each player has been projected anywhere from the second to fourth round of the draft.
How long does the draft last?
We'll only be going through the first round on Thursday night, so the proceedings should take no longer than 320 minutes (32 picks times 10 minutes). It's a good bet that it will take much less time than that as very few teams will come close to taking the full 10 minutes allotted to them to make their pick.
Where can I find analysis of each and every selection made in the draft?
We'll be keeping you posted with every pick at our own Garnet and Black Attack twitter feed. We'll also be posting to site whenever your favorite Gamecock comes off the board. For inside scoop on potential trades, we recommend following Matthew Fairburn and Dan Kadar of Mocking The Draft as well as SB Nation NFL.
Where can I share my draft-related predictions and react to the selections as they're being made?
Right below here in the comments section, you big goon.