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Exclusive: 73 Players Granted Special Eligibility for 2022 NFL Draft

27 additional players who have graduated are also eligible for selection

The National Football League announced today the names of 73 players who have been granted special eligibility for the 2022 NFL Draft and 27 underclassmen who have fulfilled their degree requirements with college football eligibility remaining and are also eligible for selection in the April 28-30 Draft in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Each of the 73 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 2022 NFL Draft:

 NamePosCollege
1Tyler AllgeierRBBrigham Young
2Alec AndersonTUCLA
3Matt AraizaPSan Diego State
4David BellWRPurdue
5Dane BeltonDBIowa
6Nik BonittoLBOklahoma
7Andrew BoothDBClemson
8Gabe BrkicKOklahoma
9Treylon BurksWRArkansas
10Leo ChenalLBWisconsin
11Lewis CineDBGeorgia
12Snoop ConnerRBMississippi
13Matt CorralQBMississippi
14Charles CrossTMississippi State
15Nick CrossDBMaryland
16Tyrion Davis-PriceRBLSU
17Nakobe DeanLBGeorgia
18William DunkleGSan Diego State
19Jerrion EalyRBMississippi
20Ikem EkwonuTNorth Carolina State
21Kaiir ElamDBFlorida
22Kaleb ElebyQBWestern Michigan
23Noah EllissDTIdaho
24Martin EmersonDBMississippi State
25Erik EzukanmaWRTexas Tech
26Cordale FlottDBLSU
27Ahmad GardnerDBCincinnati
28Tyler GoodsonRBIowa
29Kyler GordonDBWashington
30Kenyon GreenGTexas A&M
31Ben GriffithsPSouthern California
32Breece HallRBIowa State
33Kyle HamiltonDBNotre Dame
34Christian HarrisLBAlabama
35Kevin HarrisRBSouth Carolina
36Daxton HillDBMichigan
37Christopher HintonDTMichigan
38Drake JacksonLBSouthern California
39Cam JurgensCNebraska
40Zonovan KnightRBNorth Carolina State
41DeMarvin LealDTTexas A&M
42Drake LondonWRSouthern California
43Sincere McCormickRBTexas-San Antonio
44Trent McDuffieDBWashington
45Ja’Quan McMillianDBEast Carolina
46John MetchieWRAlabama
47Skyy MooreWRWestern Michigan
48Jalen NailorWRMichigan State
49Evan NealTAlabama
50David OjaboLBMichigan
51George PickensWRGeorgia
52Makai PolkWRMississippi State
53Sean RhyanTUCLA
54Wan’Dale RobinsonWRKentucky
55Dare RosenthalTKentucky
56Brandon SmithLBPenn State
57Tyler SmithTTulsa
58Isaiah SpillerRBTexas A&M
59Chris SteeleDBSouthern California
60Derek StingleyDBLSU
61Tyler VrabelTBoston College
62Kenneth WalkerRBMichigan State
63Rasheed WalkerTPenn State
64Travon WalkerDTGeorgia
65Dohnovan WestCArizona State
66Devon WilliamsWROregon
67Jameson WilliamsWRAlabama
68Kyren WilliamsRBNotre Dame
69Garrett WilsonWROhio State
70Alex WrightLBAlabama-Birmingham
71Mykael WrightDBOregon
72Jalen WydermyerTETexas A&M
73Cade YorkKLSU


The following 27 underclassmen 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:

 NamePosCollege
1Jalyn Armour-DavisDBAlabama
2Brian AsamoahLBOklahoma
3Kevin AustinWRNotre Dame
4Slade BoldenWRAlabama
5Jashaun CorbinRBFlorida State
6Greg DulcichTEUCLA
7Joshua EzeuduGNorth Carolina
8John FitzPatrickTEGeorgia
9Jerome FordRBCincinnati
10Vincent GrayDBMichigan
11Hassan HaskinsRBMichigan
12Sam HowellQBNorth Carolina
13George KarlaftisDEPurdue
14Tyler LinderbaumCIowa
15Verone McKinleyDBOregon
16Kyler McMichaelDBNorth Carolina
17James MitchellTEVirginia Tech
18Nicholas Petit-FrereTOhio State
19Kyle PhilipsWRUCLA
20Tyler SneadWREast Carolina
21Carson StrongQBNevada
22Isaac Taylor-StuartDBSouthern California
23Master TeagueRBOhio State
24Luke TenutaTVirginia Tech
25Kayvon ThibodeauxDEOregon
26Cameron ThomasDESan Diego State
27Zamir WhiteRBGeorgia


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

 NamePosSchool
1Travis JonesDTConnecticut
2Justyn RossWRClemson
3Jermaine WallerDBVirginia Tech
4Josh WattsPColorado
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