NEW YORK (CBSMiami/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.READ MORE: Man Found Dead In Hallandale Beach Believed To Be Rapper WizdaWizard
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.READ MORE: Thousands Of Haitians Gather Under Border Bridge, Hoping To Gain US Entrance, As Deportations Continue
Also approved were former LSU cornerback-kick returner Tyrann Mathieu, a 2011 All-American who was kicked off the Tigers before last season.
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