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NFL Draft early entries in record territory

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As of Sunday afternoon, 112 underclassmen had announced their intention to enter the 2018 NFL Draft, with the number likely to inch upward by Monday’s deadline to submit paperwork to the league.
The record number of early entrants is 98 in 2014. There were 96 last season.
Here is a list of underclassmen who have declared for the draft; the official list will be released Jan. 19:

QUARTERBACKS
Josh Allen, Wyoming
Kyle Allen, Houston
Sam Darnold, USC
Lamar Jackson, Louisville
Tanner Lee, Nebraska
Chase Litton, Marshall
Josh Rosen, UCLA

RUNNING BACKS
Josh Adams, Notre Dame
Saquon Barkley, Penn State
Derrius Guice, LSU
Nyheim Hines, N.C. State
John Kelly, Tennessee
Kerryon Johnson, Auburn
Ronald Jones II, USC
Ryan Nall, Oregon State
Kamryn Pettway, Auburn
Bo Scarbrough, Alabama
Mark Walton, Miami

WIDE RECEIVERS
Deontay Burnett, USC
Deon Cain, Clemson
Antonio Callaway, Florida
Simmie Cobbs, Indiana
Keke Coutee, Texas Tech
Quadree Henderson, Pittsburgh
Richie James, Middle Tennessee
Christian Kirk, Texas A&M
Jordan Lasley, UCLA
Ray-Ray McCloud, Clemson
D.J. Moore, Maryland
Byron Pringle, Kansas State
Trey Quinn, SMU
Calvin Ridley, Alabama
Korey Robertson, Southern Miss
Equanimeous St. Brown, Notre Dame
Tre’Quan Smith, UCF
Courtland Sutton, SMU
Auden Tate, Florida State

TIGHT ENDS
Jordan Akins, UCF
Mark Andrews, Oklahoma
Hayden Hurst, South Carolina
Ryan Izzo, Florida State
Dalton Schultz, Stanford
Austin Roberts, UCLA

CENTER
Will Clapp, LSU
James Daniel, Iowa

OFFENSIVE GUARDS
Taylor Hearn, Clemson
Sam Jones, Arizona State
Quenton Nelson, Notre Dame
Maea Teuhema, Southeastern Louisiana

OFFENSIVE TACKLES
Orlando Brown, Oklahoma
Nick Gates, Nebraska
Kolton Miller, UCLA
Brian O’Neill, Pittsburgh
Will Richardson, N.C. State
Toby Weathersby, LSU
Connor Williams, Texas

DEFENSIVE ENDS
Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, Toledo
Dorance Armstrong, Kansas
Rasheem Green, USC
Sam Hubbard, Ohio State
Arden Key, LSU
Hercules Mata’afa, Washington State
Breeland Speaks, Ole Miss
Josh Sweat, Florida State
JoJo Wicker, Arizona State

DEFENSIVE TACKLES
Taven Bryan, Florida
Du’Vonta Lampkin, Oklahoma
RJ McIntosh, Miami
Kahlil McKenzie, Tennessee
Kendrick Norton, Miami
Da’Ron Payne, Alabama
Harrison Phillips, Stanford
Tim Settle, Virginia Tech
Larry Tharpe Jr., Arizona
Trenton Thompson, Georgia
Vita Vea, Washington
Jalen Wilkerson, Florida State

LINEBACKERS
Jerome Baker, Ohio State
Tremaine Edmunds, Virginia Tech
Frank Ginda, San Jose State
Jeff Holland, Auburn
Malik Jefferson, Texas
Christian Sam, Arizona State
Andre Smith, North Carolina
Leighton Vander Esch, Boise State

CORNERBACKS
Jaire Alexander, Louisville
Carlton Davis, Auburn
Rashaan Gaulden, Tennessee
Holton Hill, Texas
Mike Hughes, UCF
Donte Jackson, LSU
JC Jackson, Maryland
Josh Jackson, Iowa
Tavarus McFadden, Florida State
Quenton Meeks, Stanford
Nick Nelson, Wisconsin
Isaiah Oliver, Colorado
D.J. Reed, Kansas State
Kevin Toliver II, LSU
Denzel Ward, Ohio State

SAFETIES
Jessie Bates III, Wake Forest
Terrell Edmunds, Virginia Tech
DeShon Elliott, Texas
Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama
Marcell Harris, Florida
Ronnie Harrison, Alabama
Derwin James, Florida State
Justin Reid, Stanford
Van Smith, Clemson
Jordan Whitehead, Pittsburgh

SPECIALISTS
Michael Dickson (P), Texas
Eddy Pineiro (PK), Florida