Dallas Cowboys' AT&T Stadium chosen to host 2018 NFL Draft

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After breaking records and drawing praise in Philadelphia this spring, the National Football League draft is heading to the home of a different NFC East team in 2018.

Dallas has been selected as the host city for the 2018 NFL Draft. Chicago played host in 2015 and 2016, while Philadelphia transformed into Draft Town in 2017.

NY hosted the draft for years until the league made a decision to spread it out across the country in cities with NFL franchises. Philly also hosted the draft in 1936, 1949-50, 1953-54, and 1956-61.

The Cowboys pushed for the 2018 draft to be held at both AT&T Stadium and The Star, the team's new training facility in Frisco. And all three days of the event will be held at the stadium in Arlington.

Representatives from more than a dozen teams were reported to have gone to Philadelphia to scout the 2017 Draft to potentially submit a bid.

As part of the draft festivities, there will be an NFL Draft experience located in the plazas outside the stadium as well. "We are grateful to the Dallas Cowboys, the cities of Arlington, Dallas, and Frisco, and the Dallas Sports Commission for their leadership in turning this vision into reality".

Last year, Ring of Honor member Drew Pearson withstood a heavy chorus of boos from the Philadelphia fans to make a memorable announcement of the Cowboys' second round pick of Chidobe Awuzie.

Here are the top draft-eligible prospect in the Big 12 this season, according to ESPN's Mel Kiper.

"When we chose to pursue the draft, we did so with the goal of an economic win for our city and region", says Julie Coker Graham, PHLCVB President and CEO.

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