Just a few hours remain before the NFL draft — and the Redskins’ presumed acquisition of quarterback Robert Griffin III.

We’ll have live coverage of the draft starting around 8 p.m. Until then, here’s what you need to know before the start of Washington’s much-hyped RG3 era:

The big story: Robert Griffin III. Learn more about the Baylor phenom and find news, photos and more.

View Photo Gallery: On the day before the NFL draft, Robert Griffin III and other draft prospects participate in an event encouraging kids to stay active.

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Beyond RG3 fever: Eight players with ties to Washington area high schools could be selected.

Party time: From the Redskins bash at FedEx Field to the fundraiser at RocketBar, the Going Out Guide’s Fritz Hahn breaks down the best places to watch the draft picks.

Tell us: Where will you watch the NFL draft? Leave a comment below.