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Players granted eligibility for 2021 NFL Draft

The Steelers
23 Jan 2021, 05:30 GMT+10

The National Football League announced today the names of 98 players who have been granted special eligibility for the 2021 NFL Draft and 30 players who have fulfilled their degree requirements with college football eligibility remaining and are also eligible for selection in the April 29-May 1 Draft in Cleveland, Ohio.

The following 30 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:

1. Jack Anderson, G, Texas Tech

2. Aaron Banks, G, Notre Dame

3. Samuel Cosmi, T, Texas

4. Adrian Ealy, T, Oklahoma

5. Darren Hall, DB, San Diego State

6. Trey Hill , C, Georgia

7. Anthony Hines, LB, Texas A&M

8. Wyatt Hubert, DE, Kansas State

9. James Hudson, T, Cincinnati

10. Creed Humphrey, C, Oklahoma

11. Mac Jones, QB, Alabama

12. Joshua Kaindoh, DE, Florida State

13. Trevor Lawrence, QB, Clemson

14. Hunter Long, TE, Boston College

15. Isaiah McDuffie, LB, Boston College

16. Ifeatu Melifonwu, DB, Syracuse

17. Rondale Moore, WR, Purdue

18. Dylan Moses, LB, Alabama

19. Josh Myers, C, Ohio State

20. Tre Norwood, DB, Oklahoma

21. Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, LB, Notre Dame

22. Micah Parsons, LB, Penn State

23. Blake Proehl, WR, East Carolina

24. Chris Rumph, DE, Duke

25. Benjamin St-Juste, DB, Minnesota

26. Sage Surratt, WR, Wake Forest

27. Marlon Tuipulotu, NT, Southern California

28. Shaun Wade, DB, Ohio State

29. Connor Wedington, WR, Stanford

30. Pro Wells, TE, TCU

Each of the 98 players listed below have met the league's three-year eligibility rule and have renounced their college football eligibility by submitting written notification to the league office on or before the January 18 deadline. Consequently, they are eligible for selection. The players granted special eligibility for the 2021 NFL Draft:

1. Paulson Adebo, DB, Stanford

2. Calvin Ashley, T, Florida A&M

3. Tutu Atwell, WR, Louisville

4. Christian Barmore, DT, Alabama

5. Rashod Bateman, WR, Minnesota

6. Nick Bolton, LB, Missouri

7. Larry Borom, T, Missouri

8. Bobby Brown, DT, Texas A&M

9. Dyami Brown, WR, North Carolina

10. Shakur Brown, DB, Michigan State

11. Tyson Campbell, DB, Georgia

12. Jackson Carman, T, Clemson

13. Ja'Marr Chase, WR, Louisiana State

14. Brady Christensen, T, Brigham Young

15. Andre Cisco, DB, Syracuse

16. Zaven Collins, LB, Tulsa

17. Aashari Crosswell, DB, Arizona State

18. Drew Dalman, C, Stanford

19. Christian Darrisaw, T, Virginia Tech

20. Jamin Davis, LB, Kentucky

21. Wyatt Davis, G, Ohio State

22. Brendan DeVera, LB, ASA JC

23. Brennan Eagles, WR, Texas

24. Caleb Farley, DB, Virginia Tech

25. Simi Fehoko, WR, Stanford

26. Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State

27. Paris Ford, DB, Pittsburgh

28. Pat Freiermuth, TE, Penn State

29. Kenneth Gainwell, RB, Memphis

30. Kendrick Green, G, Illinois

31. Olaijah Griffin, DB, Southern California

32. Javian Hawkins, RB, Louisville

33. Darius Hodge, LB, Marshall

34. Jevon Holland, DB, Oregon

35. Jaycee Horn, DB, South Carolina

36. Chuba Hubbard, RB, Oklahoma State

37. Talanoa Hufanga, DB, Southern California

38. Jermar Jefferson, RB, Oregon State

39. Jamar Johnson, DB, Indiana

40. Ernest Jones, LB, South Carolina

41. Brevin Jordan, TE, Miami

42. Kelvin Joseph, DB, Kentucky

43. Brenden Knox, RB, Marshall

44. Trey Lance, QB, North Dakota State

45. Terrace Marshall, WR, Louisiana State

46. Jalen Mayfield, T, Michigan

47. Cameron McGrone, LB, Michigan

48. Isaiah McKoy, WR, Kent State

49. Alim McNeill, DT, North Carolina State

50. Evan McPherson, K, Florida

51. Davis Mills, QB, Stanford

52. Dax Milne, WR, Brigham Young

53. Trevon Moehrig, DB, TCU

54. Elijah Moore, WR, Mississippi

55. Israel Mukuamu, DB, South Carolina

56. Marcus Murphy, DB, Mississippi State

57. Greg Newsome, DB, Northwestern

58. Daviyon Nixon, DT, Iowa

59. Azeez Ojulari, LB, Georgia

60. Joseph Ossai, DE, Texas

61. Jayson Oweh, DE, Penn State

62. Jaret Patterson, RB, Buffalo

63. Ronnie Perkins, DE, Oklahoma

64. Jaelan Phillips, DE, Miami

65. Kyle Pitts, TE, Florida

66. Gregory Rousseau, DE, Miami

67. Asante Samuel, DB, Florida State

68. Anthony Schwartz, WR, Auburn

69. Stevie Scott, RB, Indiana

70. Penei Sewell, T, Oregon

71. Tyler Shelvin, NT, Louisiana State

72. William Sherman, T, Colorado

73. Jamien Sherwood, DB, Auburn

74. Amon-Ra St. Brown, WR, Southern California

75. Caden Sterns, DB, Texas

76. Eric Stokes, DB, Georgia

77. Patrick Surtain, DB, Alabama

78. Tamorrion Terry, WR, Florida State

79. Bryce Thompson, DB, Tennessee

80. Tommy Togiai, DT, Ohio State

81. Tommy Tremble, TE, Notre Dame

82. Joe Tryon, LB, Washington

83. Jay Tufele, DT, Southern California

84. Christian Tutt, DB, Auburn

85. Jaylen Twyman, DT, Pittsburgh

86. Alijah Vera-Tucker, G, Southern California

87. Jaylen Waddle, WR, Alabama

88. Ar'Darius Washington, DB, TCU

89. Rachad Wildgoose, DB, Wisconsin

90. Adam Williams, P, Memphis

91. Javonte Williams, RB, North Carolina

92. Milton Williams, DT, Louisiana Tech

93. Pooka Williams, RB, Kansas

94. Seth Williams, WR, Auburn

95. Trill Williams, DB, Syracuse

96. Marco Wilson, DB, Florida

97. Zach Wilson, QB, Brigham Young

98. Nahshon Wright, DB, Oregon State

The following players inquired about their draft status and are eligible for selection without the need for special eligibility:

1. Walker Little, T, Stanford

2. Foster Sarell, T, Stanford

3. Jordan Smith, LB, Alabama-Birmingham

The number of players granted special eligibility for the NFL Draft the past 10 years:

2021: 98

2020: 99

2019: 103

2018: 106

2017: 95

2016: 96

2015: 74

2014: 98

2013: 73

2012: 65

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