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2018 NFL Draft Underclassmen List

Record 106 Players Granted Special Early Eligibility


Friday marked the deadline for underclassmen to declare for the 2018 NFL Draft. There were a record 106 players granted special early eligibility in 2018 compared to a previous record of 98 in 2014. Below is a full list of underclassmen who will be eligible to select in April's 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

The following 13 players have in timely fashion under NFL rules officially notified the league office that they have fulfilled their degree requirements. Consequently, they are eligible for selection:

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 inquired about their draft status and 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

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