NFL Players Announces Plans for Rookie Premiere

The top players from the 2008 NFL rookie class will be in Los Angeles starting May 15 for the annual Reebok NFL PLAYERS Rookie Premiere presented by EA Sports.

This event allows the three licensed trading card companies, Upper Deck, Donruss Playoff and Topps to photograph rookies and collect autographs for future card releases.

The schedule for the event is as follows:

May 15: Autograph Session at Beverly Hills Baseball Card Shop with DeSean Jackson and Kevin O’Connell

May 16: Youth Football Clinics and EA Sports Rookie Madden Bowl

May 17: Upper Deck and Donruss photo shoots

May 18: Topps photo shoots

The rookies scheduled to attend are:

Donnie Avery - St. Louis, WR
Earl Bennett - Chicago, WR
John David Booty - Minnesota, QB
Brian Brohm - Green Bay, QB
Andre Caldwell - Cincinnati, WR
Jamaal Charles - Kansas City, RB
Glenn Dorsey - Kansas City, DT
Early Doucet III - Arizona, WR
Harry Douglas - Atlanta, WR
Joe Flacco - Baltimore, QB
Matt Forté - Chicago, RB
James Hardy - Buffalo, WR
Chad Henne - Miami, QB
DeSean Jackson - Philadelphia, WR
Dexter Jackson - Tampa Bay, WR
Chris Johnson - Tennessee, RB
Felix Jones - Dallas, RB
Dustin Keller - New York Jets, TE
Malcolm Kelly - Washington, WR
Jake Long - Miami, T
Mario Manningham - New York Giants, WR
Darren McFadden - Oakland, RB
Rashard Mendenhall - Pittsburgh, RB
Jordy Nelson, Green Bay, WR
Kevin O’Connell - New England, QB
Ray Rice - Baltimore, RB
Eddie Royal - Denver, WR
Matt Ryan - Atlanta, QB
Jerome Simpson - Cincinnati, WR
Steve Slaton - Houston, RB
Kevin Smith - Detroit, RB
Jonathan Stewart - Carolina, RB
Limas Sweed - Pittsburgh, WR
Devin Thomas - Washington, WR