Sean Merriman, web editor, April 29, 2015

It's NFL Draft Eve.

The three-day fun-filled event is set to kick off Thursday night at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago.

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Thursday will consist of the first round only, while Friday is Rounds 2-3 and Saturday Rounds 4-7.

Several former Big Ten standouts are expected to hear their names called early on in the draft, but who will land where?

Here is a look at the top 10 Big Ten prospects in this year's draft, and where experts have them being selected.

Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa
No. 6: New York Jets – Mel Kiper Jr. (ESPN)
No. 8: Atlanta Falcons – Peter Schrager (Fox Sports)
No. 9: New York Giants – Peter King (Sports Illustrated), Todd McShay (ESPN), Charles Davis (
No. 18: Kansas City Chiefs – Pete Prisco (CBS Sports) pick: No. 9, New York Giants

Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
No. 11: Minnesota Vikings – Todd McShay (ESPN), Mel Kiper Jr. (ESPN), Peter Schrager (Fox Sports), Peter King (Sports Illustrated), Pete Prisco (CBS Sports)
No. 20: Philadelphia Eagles – Charles Davis, pick: No. 11, Minnesota Vikings

Randy Gregory, DE/OLB, Nebraska
No. 8: Atlanta Falcons – Todd McShay (ESPN)
No. 13: New Orleans Saints – Mel Kiper Jr. (ESPN), Pete Prisco (CBS Sports)
No. 31: New Orleans Saints – Peter Schrager (Fox Sports), Peter King (Sports Illustrated) pick: No. 13, New Orleans Saints

Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin
No. 23: Detroit Lions – Pete Prisco (CBS Sports)
No. 24: Arizona Cardinals – Mel Kiper Jr. (ESPN), Peter King (Sports Illustrated)
No. 26: Baltimore Ravens – Todd McShay (ESPN), Peter Schrager (Fox Sports), Charles Davis ( pick: No. 24, Arizona Cardinals

Devin Funchess, WR/TE, Michigan
No. 21: Cincinnati Bengals – Mel Kiper Jr. (ESPN)
No. 53: Cincinnati Bengals – Peter Schrager (Fox Sports) pick: No. 58, Baltimore Ravens

Devin Smith, WR, Ohio State
No. 32: New England Patriots – Charles Davis (
No. 41: St. Louis Rams – Peter Schrager (Fox Sports) pick: No. 31, New Orleans Saints

Maxx Williams, TE, Minnesota
No. 31: New Orleans Saints – Brian Baldinger (
No. 56: Pittsburgh Steelers – Peter Schrager (Fox Sports) pick: No. 43, Cleveland Browns

Carl Davis, DT, Iowa
No. 59: Denver Broncos – Daniel Jeremiah (
No. 66: Tennessee Titans – Peter Schrager (Fox Sports) pick: No. 66, Tennessee Titans

Donovan Smith, OT, Penn State
No. 49: Kansas City Chiefs – Peter Schrager (Fox Sports)
No. 64: New England Patriots – Daniel Jeremiah ( pick: No. 61, Indianapolis Colts

Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska
No. 54: Detroit Lions – Peter Schrager (Fox Sports)
No. 64: New England Patriots – Dane Brugler ( pick: No. 48, San Diego Chargers