Record 73 early entries for draft
NEW YORK (AP) -- A record 73 underclassmen, including six first-team
All-Americans, have been approved for the NFL draft on Saturday.
That overall number of early entries is eight more than last year.
The six All-Americans are safety Matt Elam of Florida, tight end Zach Ertz of Stanford, tackle Luke Joeckel of Texas A&M, defensive
end Bjoern Werner of Florida State, linebacker Jarvis Jones of Georgia
and cornerback Dee Milliner of national champion Alabama.
Also approved former LSU cornerback-kick returner Tyrann Mathieu, a
2011 All-American who was kicked off the Tigers before last season.
The NFL draft will be April 25-27 in New York.
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