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Players granted eligibility for 2020 NFL Draft

With the NFL season now in the books, the focus is on the offseason, which includes the NFL Scouting Combine, free agency and the 2020 NFL Draft. The NFL granted special eligibility for 99 players, as well as 16 payers who fulfilled their degree requirements with college eligibility remaining for the draft. The 2020 NFL Draft will be helped April 23-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The following 16 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. Benjamin, Eno (RB) Arizona State
  1. Betiku, Oluwole (DE) Illinois
  1. Cushenberry, Lloyd (C) Louisiana State
  1. Davis, Quartney (WR) Texas A&M
  1. Gilman, Alohi (DB) Notre Dame
  1. Hennessy, Matt (C) Temple
  1. Holmes, Darnay (DB) UCLA
  1. Ismael, Keith (C) San Diego State
  1. Johnson, Jaylon (DB) Utah
  1. Jones, Tony (RB) Notre Dame
  1. Lewis, Terrell (LB) Alabama
  1. Love, Jordan (QB) Utah State
  1. Lumor, Elorm (DE) Rutgers
  1. Miller, Houston (DE) Texas Tech
  1. Murray, Kenneth (LB) Oklahoma
  1. Simmons, Isaiah (LB) Clemson

Each of the 99 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 17 deadline. Consequently, they are eligible for selection:

The players granted special eligibility for the 2020 NFL Draft:

  1. Ahmed, Salvon (RB) Washington
  2. Akers, Cam (RB) Florida State
  3. Arnold, Grayland (DB) Baylor
  4. Asiasi, Devin (TE) UCLA
  5. Bandy, Trajan (DB) Miami (Fla.)
  6. Becton, Mekhi (T) Louisville
  7. Biadasz, Tyler (C) Wisconsin
  8. Blacklock, Ross (DT) Texas Christian
  9. Bowden, Lynn (WR) Kentucky
  10. Brown, Marcus (DE) Missouri Western
  11. Bryant, Hunter (TE) Washington
  12. Cephus, Quintez (WR) Wisconsin
  13. Chaisson, K'Lavon (LB) Louisiana State
  14. Charles, Saahdiq (T) Louisiana State
  15. Cleveland, Ezra (T) Boise State
  16. Coe, Nick (DE) Auburn
  17. Colon-Castillo, Trystan (C) Missouri
  18. Coulter, Isaiah (WR) Rhode Island
  19. Curl, Kamren (DB) Arkansas
  20. Dallas, DeeJay (RB) Miami (Fla.)
  21. Dantzler, Cameron (DB) Mississippi State
  22. Davis, Gabriel (WR) Central Florida
  23. Davis, Kyle (WR) Florida Atlantic
  24. Delpit, Grant (DB) Louisiana State
  25. Dillon, AJ (RB) Boston College
  26. Dobbins, J.K. (RB) Ohio State
  27. Eason, Jacob (QB) Washington
  28. Edwards-Helaire, Clyde (RB) Louisiana State
  29. Elliott, Jordan (DT) Missouri
  30. Epenesa, A.J. (DE) Iowa
  31. Evans, Darrynton (RB) Appalachian State
  32. Fromm, Jake (QB) Georgia
  33. Garvin, Jonathan (DE) Miami (Fla.)
  34. Gay, Willie (LB) Mississippi State
  35. Gross-Matos, Yetur (DE) Penn State
  36. Guerriero, Pete (RB) Monmouth, N.J.
  37. Guidry, Javelin (DB) Utah
  38. Hamler, K.J. (WR) Penn State
  39. Hand, Harrison (DB) Temple
  40. Henderson, C.J. (DB) Florida
  41. Higgins, Tee (WR) Clemson
  42. Hodgins, Isaiah (WR) Oregon State
  43. Igbinoghene, Noah (DB) Auburn
  44. Jackson, Austin (T) Southern California
  45. Jackson, Trishton (WR) Syracuse
  46. Jefferson, Justin (WR) Louisiana State
  47. Jeudy, Jerry (WR) Alabama
  48. Keene, Dalton (TE) Virginia Tech
  49. Kindley, Solomon (G) Georgia
  50. Kmet, Cole (TE) Notre Dame
  51. Lamb, CeeDee (WR) Oklahoma
  52. Leake, Javon (RB) Maryland
  53. Lynch, James (DT) Baylor
  54. Madubuike, Justin (DT) Texas A&M
  55. McDonald, Cole (QB) Hawaii
  56. McFarland, Anthony (RB) Maryland
  57. McKinney, Xavier (DB) Alabama
  58. Moss, Thaddeus (TE) Louisiana State
  59. Muti, Netane (T) Fresno State
  60. Newman, Tomas (DB) Virginia-Lynchburg
  61. Okudah, Jeff (DB) Ohio State
  62. Okwuegbunam, Albert (TE) Missouri
  63. Parkinson, Colby (TE) Stanford
  64. Peoples-Jones, Donovan (WR) Michigan
  65. Phillips, Jacob (LB) Louisiana State
  66. Pierre, James (DB) Florida Atlantic
  67. Queen, Patrick (LB) Louisiana State
  68. Reagor, Jalen (WR) Texas Christian
  69. Renfro, Debione (DB) Texas A&M
  70. Robertson, Amik (DB) Louisiana Tech
  71. Robinson, Kenny (DB) West Virginia
  72. Rogers, Kendrick (WR) Texas A&M
  73. Ruggs, Henry (WR) Alabama
  74. Ruiz, Cesar (C) Michigan
  75. Salomon, Darnell (WR) South Florida
  76. Samuels, Stanford (DB) Florida State
  77. Scott, Josiah (DB) Michigan State
  78. Shenault, Laviska (WR) Colorado
  79. Siposs, Arryn (P) Auburn
  80. Stone, Geno (DB) Iowa
  81. Swift, D'Andre (RB) Georgia
  82. Tagovailoa, Tua (QB) Alabama
  83. Taylor, Jonathan (RB) Wisconsin
  84. Taylor, Tabyus (RB) Virginia Union
  85. Terrell, A.J. (DB) Clemson
  86. Thomas, Andrew (T) Georgia
  87. Thomas, Jeff (WR) Miami (Fla.)
  88. Turk, Michael (P) Arizona State
  89. Warren, Michael (RB) Cincinnati
  90. Watkins, Quez (WR) Southern Mississippi
  91. Weaver, Curtis (DE) Boise State
  92. White, Cody (WR) Michigan State
  93. Wills, Jedrick (T) Alabama
  94. Wilson, Isaiah (T) Georgia
  95. Winfield, Antoine (DB) Minnesota
  96. Wirfs, Tristan (T) Iowa
  97. Woodward, David (LB) Utah State
  98. Young, Chase (DE) Ohio State
  99. Young, Toren (RB) Iowa

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

  1. McClease, Deshawn (RB) Virginia Tech
  2. Strickland, Carlos (WR) Texas-San Antonio
  3. Taylor, J.J. (RB) Arizona
  4. Williams, Ty'Son (RB) Brigham Young
  5. Uche, Josh (LB) Michigan

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

2011: 5​
2012: 65
2013: 73
2014: 98
2015: 74
2016: 96
2017: 95
2018: 106
2019: 103
2020: 99

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