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NFL Draft 2018: Full list of underclassmen who declared

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A look at all of the early-entrants in this year’s NFL Draft.

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The NFL has released their list of players who have been granted special eligibility for the 2018 NFL Draft.

Altogether, there were 123 underclassmen who declared for this year’s draft, including a record 106 players that were granted special eligibility, meaning they have not completed their undergraduate degree requirements but met the league’s minimum of three years in school. The previous record for early entrants was 98 in the 2014 draft.

The players granted special eligibility for the 2018 NFL Draft:

» Josh Adams, RB, Notre Dame

» Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, DE, Toledo

» Jaire Alexander, DB, Louisville

» Mark Andrews, TE, Oklahoma

» Dorance Armstrong, DE, Kansas

» Jerome Baker, LB, Ohio State

» Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State

» Jessie Bates, DB, Wake Forest

» Orlando Brown, T, Oklahoma

» Taven Bryan, DT, Florida

» Deontay Burnett, WR, USC

» Deon Cain, WR, Clemson

» Antonio Callaway, WR, Florida

» Geron Christian, T, Louisville

» Simmie Cobbs, WR, Indiana

» Keke Coutee, WR, Texas Tech

» Vosean Crumbie, DB, Nevada

» J.J. Dallas, DB, Louisiana-Monroe

» James Daniels, C, Iowa

» Sam Darnold, QB, USC

» Carlton Davis, DB, Auburn

» Michael Dickson, P, Texas

» Tremaine Edmunds, LB, Virginia Tech

» DeShon Elliott, DB, Texas

» Minkah Fitzpatrick, DB, Alabama

» Matt Fleming, WR, Benedictine

» Nick Gates, T, Nebraska

» Rashaan Gaulden, DB, Tennessee

» Frank Ginda, LB, San Jose State

» Rasheem Green, DT, USC

» Derrius Guice, RB, LSU

» Ronnie Harrison, DB, Alabama

» Quadree Henderson, WR, Pittsburgh

» Holton Hill, DB, Texas

» Nyheim Hines, RB, NC State

» Jeff Holland, LB, Auburn

» Mike Hughes, DB UCF

» Hayden Hurst, TE, South Carolina

» Joel Iyiegbuniwe, LB, Western Kentucky

» Ryan Izzo, TE, FSU

» Donte Jackson, DB, LSU

» J.C. Jackson, DB, Maryland

» Josh Jackson, DB, Iowa

» Lamar Jackson, QB, Louisville

» Derwin James, DB, FSU

» Richie James, WR, Middle Tennessee

» Malik Jefferson, LB, Texas

» Courtel Jenkins, DT, Miami

» Kerryon Johnson, RB, Auburn

» Ronald Jones, RB, USC

» John Kelly, RB, Tennessee

» Arden Key, LB, LSU

» Christian Kirk, WR, Texas A&M

» Du’Vonta Lampkin, DT, Oklahoma

» Jordan Lasley, WR, UCLA

» Chase Litton, QB, Marshall

» Tavares Martin, WR, Washington State

» Hercules Mata’afa, DE, Washington State

» Ray-Ray McCloud, WR, Clemson

» Tarvarus McFadden, DB, Florida State

» R.J. McIntosh, DT, Miami

» Reginald McKenzie, DT, Tennessee

» Quenton Meeks, DB, Stanford

» Kolton Miller, T, UCLA

» D.J. Moore, WR, Maryland

» Ryan Nall, RB, Oregon State

» Nick Nelson, DB, Wisconsin

» Kendrick Norton, DT, Miami

» Isaiah Oliver, DB, Colorado

» Dwayne Orso-Bacchus, T, Oklahoma

» Da’Ron Payne, NT, Alabama

» Kamryn Pettway, RB, Auburn

» Eddy Pineiro, K, Florida

» Trey Quinn, WR, SMU

» D.J. Reed, DB, Kansas State

» Justin Reid, DB, Stanford

» Will Richardson, T, NC State

» Calvin Ridley, WR, Alabama

» Austin Roberts, TE, UCLA

» Korey Robertson, WR, Southern Miss

» Josh Rosen, QB, UCLA

» Bo Scarbrough, RB, Alabama

» Dalton Schultz, TE, Stanford

» Tim Settle, DT, Virginia Tech

» Andre Smith, LB, UNC

» Roquan Smith, LB, Georgia

» Van Smith, DB, Clemson

» Breeland Speaks, DE, Ole Miss

» Equanimeous St. Brown, WR, Notre Dame

» Josh Sweat, DE, Florida State

» Auden Tate, WR, Florida State

» Maea Teuhema, T, Southeastern Louisiana

» Trenton Thompson, DT, Georgia

» Kevin Toliver, DB, LSU

» Travonte Valentine, NT, LSU

» Leighton Vander Esch, LB, Boise State

» Vita Vea, NT, Washington

» Mark Walton, RB, Miami

» Denzel Ward, DB, Ohio State

» Chris Warren, RB, Texas

» Toby Weathersby, T, LSU

» Jordan Whitehead, DB, Pittsburgh

» JoJo Wicker, DT, Arizona State

» Jalen Wilkerson, DE, Florida State

» Connor Williams, T, Texas

» Eddy Wilson, DT, Purdue

On top of the 106 who have not completed their degrees, 13, including Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen, have fulfilled NFL degree requirements but had remaining collegiate eligibility.

Those 13 players include the following:

» Jordan Akins, TE, UCF

» Josh Allen, QB, Wyoming

» Kyle Allen, QB, Houston

» Will Clapp, C, LSU

» Terrell Edmunds, DB, Virginia Tech

» Taylor Hearn, G, Clemson

» Sam Hubbard, DE, Ohio State

» Sam Jones, G, Arizona State

» Quenton Nelson, G, Notre Dame

» Brian O’Neill, T, Pittsburgh

» Christian Sam, LB, Arizona State

» Tre’Quan Smith, WR, UCF

» Courtland Sutton, WR, SMU

The following players are eligible for selection without the need for special eligibility:

» Juante Baldwin, DB, Pittsburg State

» Tanner Lee, QB, Nebraska

» Harrison Phillips, DT, Stanford

» Byron Pringle, WR, Kansas State