Fans, organizers ready for history-making NFL draft in Arlington

In two weeks, the first-ever NFL draft at a football stadium will be held at AT&T Stadium and air on FOX 4.           

There's plenty of action planned outside the stadium, too. But some lucky fans will be chosen to watch the draft from inside the stadium.

Stoney Kersh is a super fan. Every inch of his home is a Dallas Cowboys museum filled with memorabilia. He thinks the NFL draft coming to Arlington just might be bigger than the Super Bowl.

If the Cowboys weren't in the Super Bowl, this draft is bigger because it's the first time in a stadium for them to do it the way they're gonna do it here,” he said.

Kersh hasn't heard if he's won a ticket to get inside the stadium, but he’s desperate for one.

"I'm hoping I can get in there. I’d love to be in there and support the Dallas Cowboys as one of their biggest fans,” he said.

The stadium is already being dressed for the big day. Being inside for the 3-day draft is a premium, but the event will bring the whole NFL experience outside around the stadium with interactive games and tests of skill.

Hundreds of thousands will attend. Arlington expects to shine in the media spotlight.

"Every NFL team, all their fans will have an interest in the draft besides all the colleges and their fans of the colleges that may have a player in the draft,” said Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams.

Kersh will be there for all of it. He's always willing to let people come see his collection with some exceptions on game days.

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