107 Early Entrants For 2016 NFL Draft

A total of 96 underclassmen who met the NFL’s three-year eligibility rule and formally applied to enter the 2016 draft have been granted special eligibility, the league announced today in a press release. In addition to those 96, another 11 players who have graduated with college football eligibility remaining have also entered this year’s draft class.

This year’s total of 107 early entrants is a new record — in 2014, 98 underclassmen were granted special eligibility and four more were eligible after graduating early, for a total of 102. However, since the NFL doesn’t count players graduating early as underclassmen, 2014 will still officially hold the record, with 98 underclassmen to this year’s 96.

Here’s the full list of underclassmen eligible for the 2016 draft, in alphabetical order:

  1. Bralon Addison, WR (Oregon)
  2. Dominique Alexander, LB (Oklahoma)
  3. Mackensie Alexander, DB (Clemson)
  4. Eli Apple, DB (Ohio State)
  5. Demarcus Ayers, WR (Houston)
  6. Peyton Barber, RB (Auburn)
  7. Vonn Bell, DB (Ohio State)
  8. Caleb Benenoch, T (UCLA)
  9. Andrew Billings, DT (Baylor)
  10. Dariusz Bladek, G (Bethune-Cookman)
  11. Joey Bosa, DE (Ohio State)
  12. Tyler Boyd, WR (Pittsburgh)
  13. Daniel Braverman, WR (Western Michigan)
  14. Beniquez Brown, LB (Mississippi State)
  15. Artie Burns, DB (Miami)
  16. Kenny Clark, DT (UCLA)
  17. Corey Coleman, WR (Baylor)
  18. Trenton Coles, DB (Duquesne)
  19. Alex Collins, RB (Arkansas)
  20. Maliek Collins, DT (Nebraska)
  21. Jack Conklin, T (Michigan State)
  22. Pharoh Cooper, WR (South Carolina)
  23. Kamalei Correa, DE (Boise State)
  24. Su’a Cravens, LB (Southern California)
  25. Elijah Daniel, DT (Murray State)
  26. Terrell Davis, LB (British Columbia)
  27. Kevin Dodd, DE (Clemson)
  28. Thomas Duarte, TE (UCLA)
  29. Ezekiel Elliott, RB (Ohio State)
  30. Leonard Floyd, LB (Georgia)
  31. Kendall Fuller, DB (Virginia Tech)
  32. Will Fuller, WR (Notre Dame)
  33. Jared Goff, QB (California)
  34. T.J. Green, DB (Clemson)
  35. David Grinnage, TE (North Carolina State)
  36. Christian Hackenberg, QB (Penn State)
  37. Vernon Hargreaves, DB (Florida)
  38. Jerald Hawkins, T (Louisiana State)
  39. Derrick Henry, RB (Alabama)
  40. Hunter Henry, TE (Arkansas)
  41. Willie Henry, DT (Michigan)
  42. Rashard Higgins, WR (Colorado State)
  43. Austin Hooper, TE (Stanford)
  44. Jordan Howard, RB (Indiana)
  45. Xavien Howard, DB (Baylor)
  46. Germain Ifedi, T (Texas A&M)
  47. Myles Jack, LB (UCLA)
  48. Cardale Jones, QB (Ohio State)
  49. Cayleb Jones, WR (Arizona)
  50. Chris Jones, DT (Mississippi State)
  51. Jayron Kearse, DB (Clemson)
  52. Denver Kirkland, T (Arkansas)
  53. Darius Latham, DT (Indiana)
  54. Kenny Lawler, WR (California)
  55. Shaq Lawson, DE (Clemson)
  56. Darron Lee, LB (Ohio State)
  57. Roger Lewis, WR (Bowling Green)
  58. Steve Longa, LB (Rutgers)
  59. Paxton Lynch, QB (Memphis)
  60. Jalin Marshall, WR (Ohio State)
  61. Alex McCalister, DE (Florida)
  62. Brett McMakin, LB (Northern Iowa)
  63. Keanu Neal, DB (Florida)
  64. Yannick Ngakoue, DE (Maryland)
  65. Robert Nkemdiche, DT (Mississippi)
  66. Marquez North, WR (Tennessee)
  67. Emmanuel Ogbah, DE (Oklahoma State)
  68. Paul Perkins, RB (UCLA)
  69. Joe Powell, DB (Globe Tech)
  70. C.J. Prosise, RB (Notre Dame)
  71. Jalen Ramsey, DB (Florida State)
  72. Alex Redmond, G (UCLA)
  73. Hassan Ridgeway, DT (Texas)
  74. A’Shawn Robinson, DT (Alabama)
  75. Demarcus Robinson, WR (Florida)
  76. Rashard Robinson, DB (Louisiana State)
  77. Aldrick Rosas, K (Southern Oregon)
  78. Zack Sanchez, DB (Oklahoma)
  79. Isaac Seumalo, G (Oregon State)
  80. Wendell Smallwood, RB (West Virginia)
  81. Jaylon Smith, LB (Notre Dame)
  82. Tyrell Smith, T (Massachusetts)
  83. Ronnie Stanley, T (Notre Dame)
  84. Kelvin Taylor, RB (Florida)
  85. Ron Thompson, DE (Syracuse)
  86. Laquon Treadwell, WR (Mississippi)
  87. Laremy Tunsil, T (Mississippi)
  88. Quinn van Gylswyk, K (British Columbia)
  89. Nick Vigil, LB (Utah State)
  90. Cleveland Wallace, DB (San Jose State)
  91. Dwayne Washington, RB (Washington)
  92. Stephen Weatherly, LB (Vanderbilt)
  93. De’Runnya Wilson, WR (Mississippi State)
  94. Daryl Worley, DB (West Virginia)
  95. Scooby Wright, LB (Arizona)
  96. Avery Young, T (Auburn)

Here’s the list of players who fulfilled their degree requirements early and also became eligible to be drafted in 2016:

  1. Roberto Aguayo, K (Florida State)
  2. Travis Blanks, LB (Clemson)
  3. Zac Brooks, RB (Clemson)
  4. Eric Enderson, P (Delaware)
  5. Austin Johnson, DT (Penn State)
  6. Keith Marshall, RB (Georgia)
  7. Tyvis Powell, DB (Ohio State)
  8. Noah Spence, DE (Eastern Kentucky)
  9. Michael Thomas, WR (Ohio State)
  10. Corey Tindal, DB (Marshall)
  11. Vincent Valentine, DT (Nebraska)
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