NFL Draft 2012: Full Early Entrants List Released, Featuring 65 Players

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 26: Robert Griffin III #10 of the Baylor Bears passesl against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Cowboys Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The list of juniors and redshirt sophomores declaring for the 2012 NFL Draft has been made official.

The final, official 2012 NFL Draft early entrants list is now available, with 65 players throwing their names in the ring. That's nine higher than last year's total, making it by far the new record as far as non-senior talent goes.

All deadlines for returning to school have passed, so here we are. As always, some of these young men have made bright decisions, while others have not.


Related: 2012 NFL mock draft

Alvester Alexander, RB, Wyoming

Dwayne Allen, TE, Clemson

Edwin Baker, RB, Michigan State

Mike Ball, RB, Nevada

Jamison Berryhill, RB, Texas

Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State

Michael Brockers, DT, Louisiana State

Bryce Brown, RB, Kansas State

Vontaze Burfict, LB, Arizona State

Orson Charles, TE, Georgia

Morris Claiborne, DB, Louisiana State

Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State

David DeCastro, G, Stanford

Tiree Eure, TE, Minnesota

Marcus Forston, DT, Miami

Stephon Gilmore, DB, South Carolina

Chris Givens, WR, Wake Forest

Dorian Graham, WR, Syracuse

Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor

Jewel Hampton, RB, Southern Illinois

Cliff Harris, DB, Oregon

Dont'a Hightower, LB, Alabama

Stephen Hill, WR, Georgia Tech

Ronnie Hillman, RB, San Diego State

Max Holloway, DE, Boston College

Jayron Hosley, DB, Virginia Tech

Janzen Jackson, DB, McNeese State

LaMichael James, RB, Oregon

Alshon Jeffery, WR, South Carolina

Aldarius Johnson, WR, Miami

Damaris Johnson, WR, Tulsa

Chandler Jones, DE, Syracuse

Matt Kalil, T, Southern California

Dre Kirkpatrick, DB, Alabama

Peter Konz, C, Wisconsin

Luke Kuechly, LB, Boston College

Ronnell Lewis, DE, Oklahoma

Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford

Terrell Manning, LB, North Carolina State

Jonathan Martin, T, Stanford

Bobby Massie, T, Mississippi

Whitney Mercilus, DE, Illinois

Lamar Miller, RB, Miami

Brock Osweiler, QB, Arizona State

Eric Page, WR, Toledo

Donte Paige-Moss, DE, North Carolina

Nick Perry, DE, Southern California

Bernard Pierce, RB, Temple

Ken Plue, G, Purdue

Dontari Poe, DT, Memphis

Rueben Randle, WR, Louisiana State

Riley Reiff, T, Iowa

Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama

Josh Robinson, DB, Central Florida

Mohamed Sanu, WR, Rutgers

Darrell Scott, RB, South Florida

Tommy Streeter, WR, Miami

Darron Thomas, QB, Oregon

Johnny Thomas, DB, Oklahoma State

Phillip Thomas, DB, Syracuse

Barrett Trotter, QB, Auburn

Vernon Vernon, DE, Miami

Brandon Washington, T, Miami

David Wilson, RB, Virginia Tech

Jerel Worthy, DT, Michigan State

The Miami Hurricanes, Baylor Bears and Stanford Cardinal look to have overwhelming amounts of talent to replace, while the LSU Tigers, USC Trojans and Alabama Crimson Tide give up a lot with plenty more on the way. The first round is expected to see three underclassmen each from Bama and Stanford selected, including No. 1 pick Luck.

For more on the 2012 NFL Draft, visit Mocking the Draft.

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