2013 NFL draft: Luke Joeckel, Geno Smith headline 23 attendees in New York

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Luke Joeckel and Geno Smith are just two of the top names who are confirmed to be attending the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

The green room at Radio City Music Hall in New York won't have as many quarterbacks as usual given the relative lack of top-flight talent at the position this year, but West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Geno Smith is one of two set to attend.

On Wednesday, the NFL released a list of 23 players who have accepted an invitation to attend to the 2013 NFL Draft. Florida State's E.J. Manuel will be the other quarterback in attendance. That quarterback class is literally and figuratively dwarfed by linemen, as five offensive tackles, two offensive guards and six defensive linemen will be in attendance as well.

Many of the players invited stand a solid chance at being drafted in the first round. Some of the fringe names for the first round include Florida State OT Menelik Watson, LSU safety Eric Reid and Manuel. It wouldn't be shocking if any of them did go, nor would it be shocking if all five offensive tackles went in the first round, given the strength of the position.

There's also many big name players not going. USC quarterback Matt Barkley should go in the first round, but it's unclear where, and he's not going to attend. Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o is not going to be in attendance, and his draft stock has plummeted this offseason.

Below, we've got the players who are confirmed thus far, per the NFL:

1)

Ezekiel Ansah

DE

Brigham Young

13)

Barkevious Mingo

DE

Louisiana State

2)

Tavon Austin

WR

West Virginia

14)

Cordarrelle Patterson

WR

Tennessee

3)

Jonathan Cooper

G

North Carolina

15)

Eric Reid

S

Louisiana State

4)

Eric Fisher

T

Central Michigan

16)

Xavier Rhodes

CB

Florida State

5)

Sharrif Floyd

DT

Florida

17)

Sheldon Richardson

DT

Missouri

6)

D.J. Fluker

T

Alabama

18)

Geno Smith

QB

West Virginia

7)

Luke Joeckel

T

Texas A&M

19)

Desmond Trufant

CB

Washington

8)

Lane Johnson

T

Oklahoma

20)

Kenny Vaccaro

S

Texas

9)

Dion Jordan

DE

Oregon

21)

Chance Warmack

G

Alabama

10)

Eddie Lacy

RB

Alabama

22)

Menelik Watson

T

Florida State

11)

E.J. Manuel

QB

Florida State

23)

Bjoern Werner

DE

Florida State

12)

Dee Milliner

CB

Alabama

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