It certainly is a proud day for NFL draft picks as they are ushered into a room full of media, donning uniforms with their last names on the back and a number on the front.
For the 10 draft picks from the Baltimore Ravens, that day was today.
Introduced to the media for the first time this afternoon at “The Castle” in Owings Mills, the draftees proudly wore new jerseys and sported smiles all around as the media scrum talked to the newest members of the Ravens for the first time this season.
1st round draft pick, safety Matt Elam from the University of Florida will wear No. 31, previously worn by safety Bernard Pollard before he was released in early March.
Here are the rest of the draft picks new numbers for the 2013 season:
ILB from Kansas State, Arthur Brown, No. 59
NT from Missouri-Southern State, Brandon Williams, No. 98
OLB from Ohio State, John Simon, No. 47
FB from Harvard, Kyle Juszczyk, No. 40
Offensive G/T from University of Wisconsin, Ricky Wagner, No. 71
DE from Notre Dame, Kapron Lewis-Moore, No. 67
C from Colorado State-Pueblo, Ryan Jensen, No. 77
WR from Elon, Aaron Mellette, No. 80
CB from University of California, Marc Anthony, No. 36