Desmond Trufant Big Apple bound

2012 NFL Draft
Desmond Trufant, the cornerback from the University of Washington and younger brother of long-time Seahawks corner Marcus Trufant, is among the 23 players who will attend the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Hall in New York on April 25.

The league announced the list of attendees today, and it also includes:

Ezekiel Ansa, DE, BYU

Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia

Jonathan, Cooper, OG, North Carolina

Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan

Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida

OT D.J. Fluker, OT, Alabama

Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M

Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma

Dion Jordan, DE, Oregon

Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama

E.J. Manuel, QB, Florida State

Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama

Barkevious Mingo, DE, LSU

Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee

Eric Reid, S, LSU

Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida State

Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri

Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia

Kenny Vaccaro, S, Texas

Chance Warmack, OG, Alabama

Menelik Watson, OT, Florida State

Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State

In case you lost count, that’s four players from National Champion Alabama – Fluker, Lacy, Milliner and Warmack; and four from Florida State – Manuel, Rhodes, Werner and Watson.

As for the total number of players, 23 has been Marcus Trufant’s uniform number with the Seahawks since they selected the cornerback from Washington State in the first round of the 2003 draft.

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