NEW YORK — On the eve of the 2012 NFL Draft this week, ESPN The Magazine held its ninth annual pre-Draft event at The Waterfront on Manhattan’s west side.
The private event featured top draft picks Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Justin Blackmon and Trent Richardson, among others. Also in attendance were both current and former NFL players including Calvin Johnson, Jason Pierre-Paul, Victor Cruz and fellow (NY Giants) Justin Tuck, Mike Boley and Jake Ballard.
Music was provided by DJ Kiss.
Also featured was The Mag‘s social studio, sponsored by Fiat and hosted by ESPN talent Marcellus Wiley, Charissa Thompson and Michael Smith.
They spent the evening interacting with fans, athletes, and other personalities via The Mag‘s Twitter handle (@ESPNMag) featuring the event-specific hashtag #predraft.
Additional sponsors for ESPN The Magazine pre-Draft event include AT&T, Bud Light, Axe, Geico, Jim Beam, and Samsung.