Quarterbacks Bradford, Stafford lead huge crop of underclassmen

Todd McShay's latest Draft Buzz looks at what could be a record number of underclassmen declaring for the NFL draft.

Originally Published: December 12, 2008
By Todd McShay | Scouts Inc.

A perfect storm is bearing down on college football's NFL talent pool, and it's due to hit Jan. 15, the deadline for draft-eligible underclassmen to declare whether they are entering the draft or staying in school.

Remember, the trend in recent years has seen the number of underclassmen entering the draft increase significantly. The 2000 draft saw 31 underclassmen declare; there were 53 in 2008; and there hasn't been a draft with fewer than 40 underclassmen available since that 2000 crop.

That ...

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