NFL Draft starts tonight in the Music City

The 2019 NFL Draft begins with first round selections in Nashville this evening. The Arizona Cardinals have the first overall pick, with the host Tennessee Titans having the 19th pick of the opening round. The draft will continue through Saturday.

A handful of local prospects have a chance to hear their names called during the 2019 NFL Draft. Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen is expected to be a top-five pick. Running back Benny Snell is also a top prospect for the Wildcats. Safety Micah Abernathy and defensive end Kyle Phillips highlight the top players for Tennessee. Former Louisville receiver Jaylen Smith has a chance to hear his named called, and Vanderbilt cornerback Joejuan Williams leads the pack for the Commodores.