D.J. Hayden

School: Houston

Position: Cornerback

Height, weight: 5-foot-11, 191 pounds

Resume: Conference USA Defensive Newcomer of the Year in 2011. Made full recovery from serious injury -- tore a vein in his heart on Nov. 6 -- and to be cleared medically. Clocked a 4.33 time in the 40-yard dash and draft stock began to rise. Had six interceptions in 23 games for Houston, returning two for touchdowns of 78 and 97 yards. Considered a playmaker -- gets an excellent break on the ball. Raiders staff feels he is an aggressive tackler, as well as the best cover corner of the draft.

Quote: "I am always up for a challenge. And if I have to step up and be a leader, that's just what I'm trying to do. I'm just looking to make the team good."

Menelik Watson

School: Florida State

Position: Offensive tackle

Height/Weight: 6-foot-5, 314 pounds

Resume: Watson's journey began as a youth soccer player in England, brought him to Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on a basketball scholarship, to Saddleback Junior College to play football and, eventually, to play at Florida. Considered extremely talented -- he can make blocks 20 yards downfield -- but also very raw. Has played just 19 games of college football, including eight games at Saddleback. Started 12 of 13 games for Florida State last season.

Quote: "I was at the draft yesterday and I really didn't want to go because I'm not into all the glitz and glamour. I'm just a work guy. I really want to get to work."

SiO Moore

School: Connecticut

Position: linebacker

Height/Weight: 6-foot-1, 245 pounds

Resume: An explosive player with 44 career tackles for losses and 14.5 sacks while playing 41 games, with 31 starts, for the Huskies. Had four career interceptions and deflected 18 passes. As a senior strongside linebacker, Moore led UConn with 72 tackles, including 45 solo stops. Had 86 tackles and 16 tackles for losses as a junior. Born Snorsio Alston Moore in Liberia, his first name means "God is good."

Quote: "I love the game of Von Miller and Darryl Washington -- two guys who play the game very athletically. They can play on the line, pass rush, cover. That's something I want to prove I can do as well at a high level."

Tyler Wilson

School: Arkansas

Position: Quarterback

Height, weight: 6-foot-2, 218 pounds

Resume: Slumped as a senior after departure of coach Bobby Petrino but was a productive quarterback with a good arm who passed for 7,765 yards, 52 touchdowns and 26 interceptions in his career. Best year was as a junior (277 for 438, 63.2 percent, 3,638 yards, 24 touchdowns, 6 interceptions). As sophomore, came off bench for injured starter Ryan Mallett and passed for 453 yards in less than three full quarters against Auburn. As high school pitcher, was 11-0 with 92 strikeouts in 64 innings as a senior and hit .415 with four homers and 30 RBIs.

Quote: "I'm excited that I get to come in and compete, and potentially have a chance of playing on Sunday and leading the football team."

Nick Kasa

School: Colorado

Position: Tight end

Height, weight: 6-foot-6, 269 pounds

Resume: Caught 25 passes for 391 yards and three touchdowns on Colorado team that went 1-10. Has good straight-line speed and is considered a strong, committed run blocker. Had 16 receptions of 10 or more yards and eight of 20 yards or more. Credited with 47 knockdowns and had seven blocks that resulted in touchdowns. Caught a 70-yard touchdown pass against Washington State. Played in 24 games as a defensive end before moving to tight end, starting 12 games.

Quote: "It's really surreal right now. Just the strides I've made in the past year and a half have been amazing and I hope to keep it going,"

Latavius Murray

School: Central Florida

Position: Running back

Height, weight: 6-foot-2, 223 pounds

Resume: Had productive senior season with 1,106 yards rushing and an average yards per carry of 5.6 yards, with 19 touchdowns (15 rushing). Central Florida's outstanding offensive back as a senior and team most valuable player as a junior. Had 98 rushes for 549 yards as a junior. Averaged 5.4 yards per carry in college career, with a long run of 83 yards and 37 rushing touchdowns. Did not lose a fumble on the final 407 carries of his college career. Ran 40-yard dash in 4.4 seconds on his pro day, which was attended by 26 scouts.

Quote: "My goal is to put the ball in the end zone on every run, every play."

Mychal Rivera

School: Tennessee

Position: Tight end

Height, weight: 6-foot-3, 242 pounds

Resume: Caught 36 passes for 562 yards and five touchdowns for the Volunteers as the most productive tight end at the school since Jason Witten. Finished his career with catches in his last 18 games Had a career-high 10 catches for 129 yards vs. Missouri. Solid receiver who lacks ideal size for in-line blocking. Played for the South team in the Senior Bowl, opposing the North team coached by the Raiders' staff. Older sister Naya is a star on the television series "Glee."

Quote: "They're going to want to motion me, they're going to want to split me out and do similar things that I did at Tennessee. I'm really great catching the ball."

Stacy McGee

School: Oklahoma

Position: Defensive tackle

Resume: McGee was one of the country's top high school defensive lineman but ran into offseason trouble that kept him from reaching his potential. He received a citation for marijuana possession in 2011 and was suspended for a DUI arrest as a senior, causing him to miss the Cotton Bowl. Has long arms and good burst and had a reputation of being a solid player in big games.

Brice Butler

School: San Diego State

Position: Wide receiver

Height, weight: 6-foot-3, 205 pounds

Resume: Butler got limited playing time after being recruited by USC and transferred to San Diego State for his final year of eligibility as a graduate student with a degree in public policy, management and planning. He caught 24 passes for 347 yards and four touchdowns, with the yardage and touchdowns ranking second on the Aztecs. Did his best work at USC as a freshman, catching 20 passes for 292 yards and two touchdowns, including a 29-yard catch against Washington State. Butler's father, Bobby, was a cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons for 12 seasons.

Quote: "I knew (the Raiders) were interested. Coach (Ted) Gilmore, who coached me at USC, was talking to me throughout the whole process"

David Bass

School: Missouri Western

Position: Defensive end

Height, weight: 6-foot-3, 262 pounds

Resume: One of the top pass rushers in Division II football, with 40.5 sacks for his career and 11.5 as a senior. A 14-game starter and one of eight finalists for the Gene Upshaw award given to the best lineman in Division II. Scored a touchdown against Pittsburg State on an interception and 55-yard return. Started a school record 50 consecutive games.

Quote: "I play at 110 percent every snap even in practice. I would rate myself just as good as the best defensive ends in the 2013 draft."