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NFL draft 2018: Full list of declared underclassmen released

Quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Josh Allen, and Lamar Jackson all opted against staying for their senior seasons.

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Underclassmen will likely dominate the top of the 2018 NFL draft, with a total of 106 players electing to forgo eligibility and enter the NFL before finishing their senior, and sometimes junior, seasons.

That’s an all-time high and it’ll likely be non-seniors at the top of the class.

Among the headliners are a handful of quarterbacks who opted to skip their senior seasons: USC’s Sam Darnold, UCLA’s Josh Rosen, Wyoming’s Josh Allen, and Louisville’s Lamar Jackson.

In the latest mock draft from SB Nation’s Dan Kadar, the top four picks — Darnold, Rosen, Penn State RB Saquon Barkley, and Alabama DB Minkah Fitzpatrick — are all underclassmen.

According to NFL rules, a player is not eligible for the draft until they are three years removed from high school. That makes redshirt sophomores and juniors eligible.

Florida State safety Derwin James is among the sophomores who opted to enter the 2018 NFL draft after only two seasons on the field.

On Friday, the NFL released the full list of underclassmen entering the draft:

2018 NFL draft underclassmen

Player Pos. College
Player Pos. College
Josh Adams RB Notre Dame
Olasunkanmi Adeniyi DE Toledo
Jaire Alexander DB Louisville
Mark Andrews TE Oklahoma
Dorance Armstrong DE Kansas
Jerome Baker LB Ohio State
Saquon Barkley RB Penn State
Jessie Bates DB Wake Forest
Orlando Brown T Oklahoma
Taven Bryan DT Florida
Deontay Burnett WR USC
Deon Cain WR Clemson
Antonio Callaway WR Florida
Geron Christian T Louisville
Simmie Cobbs WR Indiana
Keke Coutee WR Texas Tech
Vosean Crumbie DB Nevada
J.J. Dallas DB Louisiana-Monroe
James Daniels C Iowa
Sam Darnold QB USC
Carlton Davis DB Auburn
Michael Dickson P Texas
Tremaine Edmunds LB Virginia Tech
DeShon Elliott DB Texas
Minkah Fitzpatrick DB Alabama
Matt Fleming WR Benedictine
Nick Gates T Nebraska
Rashaan Gaulden DB Tennessee
Frank Ginda LB San Jose State
Rasheem Green DT USC
Derrius Guice RB LSU
Ronnie Harrison DB Alabama
Quadree Henderson WR Pittsburgh
Holton Hill DB Texas
Nyheim Hines RB North Carolina State
Jeff Holland LB Auburn
Mike Hughes DB UCF
Hayden Hurst TE South Carolina
Joel Iyiegbuniwe LB Western Kentucky
Ryan Izzo TE Florida State
Donte Jackson DB LSU
J.C. Jackson DB Maryland
Josh Jackson DB Iowa
Lamar Jackson QB Louisville
Derwin James DB Florida State
Richie James WR Middle Tennessee
Malik Jefferson LB Texas
Courtel Jenkins DT Miami
Kerryon Johnson RB Auburn
Ronald Jones RB USC
John Kelly RB Tennessee
Arden Key LB LSU
Christian Kirk WR Texas A&M
Du’Vonta Lampkin DT Oklahoma
Jordan Lasley WR UCLA
Chase Litton QB Marshall
Tavares Martin WR Washington State
Hercules Mata’afa DE Washington State
Ray-Ray McCloud WR Clemson
Tarvarus McFadden DB Florida State
R.J. McIntosh DT Miami
Reginald McKenzie DT Tennessee
Quenton Meeks DB Stanford
Kolton Miller T UCLA
D.J. Moore WR Maryland
Ryan Nall RB Oregon State
Nick Nelson DB Wisconsin
Kendrick Norton DT Miami
Isaiah Oliver DB Colorado
Dwayne Orso-Bacchus T Oklahoma
Da’Ron Payne NT Alabama
Kamryn Pettway RB Auburn
Eddy Pineiro K Florida
Trey Quinn WR SMU
D.J. Reed DB Kansas State
Justin Reid DB Stanford
Will Richardson T North Carolina State
Calvin Ridley WR Alabama
Austin Roberts TE UCLA
Korey Robertson WR Southern Mississippi
Josh Rosen QB UCLA
Bo Scarbrough RB Alabama
Dalton Schultz TE Stanford
Tim Settle DT Virginia Tech
Andre Smith LB North Carolina
Roquan Smith LB Georgia
Van Smith DB Clemson
Breeland Speaks DE Mississippi
Equanimeous St. Brown WR Notre Dame
Josh Sweat DE Florida State
Auden Tate WR Florida State
Maea Teuhema T Southeastern Louisiana
Trenton Thompson DT Georgia
Kevin Toliver DB LSU
Travonte Valentine NT LSU
Leighton Vander Esch LB Boise State
Vita Vea NT Washington
Mark Walton RB Miami
Denzel Ward DB Ohio State
Chris Warren RB Texas
Toby Weathersby T LSU
Jordan Whitehead DB Pittsburgh
JoJo Wicker DT Arizona State
Jalen Wilkerson DE Florida State
Connor Williams T Texas
Eddy Wilson DT Purdue

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