It's NFL Draft declaration day. See who's in and who we're waiting on

Will Georgia's Justin Houston be in or out of the 2011 NFL Draft? (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

It is 2011 NFL Draft declaration deadline day with underclassmen having (I believe) until 4 p.m. Eastern to submit their paperwork.

If my count is correct, there are 51 juniors or redshirt sophomores currently declared for the draft. Find that list after the jump. After that, declared players have 72 hours to rescind their declaration if they haven't signed with an agent. The NFL releases the full list of players on Jan. 19.

Last season, 53 underclassmen entered the 2010 NFL Draft. That number tied a record for most underclassmen in the draft. A lot of people have been saying in the comments that not a lot of underclassmen are entering the draft, but this number would be about normal. In 2009, 46 declared. In 2008, there were 53.

We are still waiting to get word on the following bigger names:

Nigel Bradham | OLB | Florida State
George Bryan | TE | North Carolina State
Quinton Coples | DE/DT | North Carolina
Michael Egnew | TE | Missouri
Justin Houston | DE/OLB | Georgia

On Friday, Texas A&M star wide receiver Jeff Fuller announced he was returning for his senior season. Alabama safety Mark Barron announced today he was coming back.

Note: I'm going out and won't be back until late tonight. Please update readers in the comments with anything that develops. The most interesting story will be Houston. He was heavily considering going pro but has reportedly spent a lot of time talking with Georgia head coach Mark Richt about his decision.



Akeem Ayers | OLB | UCLA
Jonathan Baldwin | WR | Pittsburgh
DeAndre Brown | WR | Southern Miss
Da'Quan Bowers | DE | Clemson
Brandon Burton | CB | Utah
Jurrell Casey | DT | Southern California
John Clay | RB | Wisconsin
Nick Claytor | OT | Georgia Tech
Randall Cobb | RB | Kentucky
Marcell Dareus | DT | Alabama
Tandon Doss | WR | Indiana
Darren Evans | RB | Virginia Tech
Nick Fairley | DT | Auburn
Blaine Gabbert | QB | Missouri
A.J. Green | WR | Georgia
Tori Gurley | WR | South Carolina
Lawrence Guy | DT | Arizona State
Jamel Hamler | WR | Fresno State
Jamie Harper | RB | Clemson
Brandon Harris | CB | Miami
Vidal Hazelton | WR | Cincinnati
Will Hill | S | Florida
Henry Hynoski | FB | Pittsburgh
Mark Ingram | RB | Alabama
Julio Jones | WR | Alabama
Tom Keiser | DE/OLB | Stanford
Mikel Leshoure | RB | Illinois
Dion Lewis | RB | Pittsburgh
Corey Liuget | DT | Illinois
Ryan Mallett | QB | Arkansas
Rahim Moore | FS | UCLA
Cam Newton | QB | Auburn
Zane Parr | DE | Virginia
Patrick Peterson | CB | LSU
Jerrell Powe | DT | Ole Miss
Stevan Ridley | RB | LSU
Jacquizz Rodgers | RB | Oregon State
Kyle Rudolph | TE | Notre Dame
Robert Sands | S | West Virginia
Tyler Sash | SS | Iowa
Sealver Siligi | DT | Utah
Aldon Smith | DE | Missouri
Torrey Smith | WR | Maryland
Tyron Smith | OT | Southern California
Jordan Todman | RB | Connecticut
Shane Vereen | RB | California
J.J. Watt | DE | Wisconsin
Martez Wilson | MLB | Illinois
Aaron Williams | CB | Texas
Ryan Williams | RB | Virginia Tech
Muhammad Wilkerson | DT | Temple

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