Thursday, January 19, 2012
Barrett Trotter on NFL draft early entry list
By ESPN.com staff
An NFL-record 65 underclassmen have made themselves available for the 2012 draft, and one of the names on the list released by the NFL is former Auburn quarterback Barrett Trotter.
Trotter had previously announced that he wasn't returning to Auburn for his senior season, but it was unclear what his plans were from there.
The SEC had 12 players on the early entry list released by the NFL. Another player on that list who previously played in the SEC was safety Janzen Jackson, who spent last season at McNeese State after being kicked off Tennessee's team.
Here are the 12 SEC underclassmen officially in the draft:
- Michael Brockers, DT, LSU
- Orson Charles, TE, Georgia
- Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU
- Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State
- Stephon Gilmore, CB, South Carolina
- Dont'a Hightower, LB, Alabama
- Alshon Jeffery, WR, South Carolina
- Dre Kirkpatrick, CB, Alabama
- Bobby Massie, OT, Ole Miss
- Rueben Randle, WR, LSU
- Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama
- Barrett Trotter, QB, Auburn