The 2015 NFL Draft is still six months away, but as the regular season winds down, now is when the draft process begins to heat up. Now is the time when underclassman begin announcing their intentions to declare for the draft, or remain in school for another year.
Wisconsin All-American running back Melvin Gordon is the latest to announce he's declared for the draft, and he'll likely be the first RB drafted. We'll start to hear more players declaring as the month goes on leading up to the January 15th deadline to declare.
Here is a look at the players who have either reportedly declared for the draft, or have applied for feedback from the draft committee.
Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin
DE Danielle Hunter and CB Jalen Collins, LSU
Report: Hunter returning to school; Collins leaning towards draft
Eli Harold, DE, Virginia
Harold announces he's entering draft
Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama
Bama OC Lane Kiffin expects Cooper to enter 2015 draft
Leonard Williams, DE, USC
Top DE prospect 'thinking about the NFL draft all the time'
Devin Funchess, WR/TE, Michigan
Durell Eskridge, FS, Syracuse
Eskridge announces intent to enter 2015 draft
RB Javorius Allen and QB Cody Kessler, USC
Allen, Kessler will seek NFL draft input
Everett Golson, QB, Notre Dame
Irish QB applying for draft feedback
Tyler Moore, G, Florida:
Dante Fowler, DE, Florida
Fowler going pro; Has first-round talent
Here is the latest draft order: