2003 NFL draft

The National Football League announced today the names of 45 players who have been granted special eligibility for the 2003 NFL Draft on April 26-27.<p>

Each of the 45 players has been out of high school for at least three seasons and each has submitted a written application in which he renounced his remaining college football eligibility. The deadline for receiving applications was Jan. 15.

The Green Bay Packers' top areas of need this off-season include, defensive tackle, linebacker, offensive line and quarterback.

The players declared eligible by position are:
Quarterbacks:
Engemann, Bret – Brigham Young
Grossman, Rex – Florida
Jones, Derek – West Virginia

Running backs:
Beard, Santonio – Alabama
Brown, Chris – Colorado
Duncan, Reggie – Kansas
Lee, Reshard – Middle Tennessee
McGahee, Willis – Miami
Smith, Musa – Georgia
Smith, Onterrio – Oregon
Toefield, LaBrandon – Louisiana State

Fullbacks:
Comella, J.P. – Boston College
Lynch, James – Maryland

Wide receivers:
Boldin, Anquan – Florida State
Johnson, Andre – Miami
Johnson, Teyo – Stanford
Lloyd, Brandon – Illinois
McDonald, Shaun – Arizona State
Rogers, Charles – Michigan State
Washington, Kelley – Tennessee

Tight ends:
Clark, DallasIowa
Johnson, Robert – Auburn
Witten, Jason – Tennessee
Wrighster, George – Oregon

Offensive tackles:
Curtin, Brennan – Notre Dame
Ellington, Dante – Alabama
Harris, Kwame – Stanford
Hunter, Wayne – Hawaii

Centers:
Faine, Jeff – Notre Dame

Linebackers:
Clemons, Chris – Georgia
Pierce, Terry – Kansas State

Defensive backs:
Elpheage, Lynaris – Tulane
Hamlin, Ken – Arkansas

Defensive tackles:
Long, Rien – Washington State
Robertson, Dewayne – Kentucky
Scott, Ian – Florida
Sullivan, Johnathan – Georgia

Defensive ends:
Mitchell, Clint – Florida
Orr, Shantee – Michigan
Pierson, Shurron – South Florida
Suggs, Terrell – Arizona State
White, Dewayne – Louisville
Wilkerson, Jimmy – Oklahoma

Specialists:
Christofilakos, Peter , K, Illinois
George, Brandon, LS, Temple


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