2013 NFL Draft: League officially accepts record 73 underclassmen

The NFL officially recognized a record 73 underclassmen as having been granted special eligibility into the 2013 draft, releasing the list on Saturday morning.

The list includes all of the big names NFLDraftScout.com has noted will ultimately dominate the draft like Texas A&M Aggies offensive tackle Luke Joeckel , the top-rated prospect. It also includes a few surprises, including Purdue Boilermakers linebacker Dwayne Beckford , Ohio State Buckeyes State" data-canon="Ohio Bobcats" data-type="SPORTS_OBJECT_TEAM" id="shortcode0"> wide receiver Duron Carter and UCF Knights 's behemoth defensive tackle, Jose Jose .

Players willing to give up their collegiate eligibility to enter the draft had to contact the league with their wishes by last Tuesday. Players are given a few days to reconsider (assuming they haven't signed with an agent), which is why the list wasn't released by the league until Saturday.

For information on virtually all of the players listed below as part of the league's official release, simply check out NFLDraftScout.com's Underclassmen Tracker or NFLDraftScout.com's overall player and position rankings.

Here is the official list of the 73 underclassmen given special eligibility for the 2013 NFL Draft.

Players are listed alphabetically, along with their position and university.

1. Keenan Allen WR California Golden Bears

2. David Amerson DB NC State Wolfpack State" data-canon="North Carolina Tar Heels" data-type="SPORTS_OBJECT_TEAM" id="shortcode0">

3. Alvin Bailey G Arkansas Razorbacks

4. Stedman Bailey WR West Virginia Mountaineers

5. David Bakhtiari T Colorado Buffaloes

6. Dwayne Beckford LB Purdue

7. Le'Veon Bell RB Michigan State Spartans

8. Giovani Bernard RB North Carolina Tar Heels

9. Tyler Bray QB Tennessee Volunteers

10. Terrence Brown DB Stanford Cardinal

11. Duron Carter WR Ohio State

12. Knile Davis RB Arkansas

13. Mike Edwards DB Hawaii Rainbow Warriors

14. Matt Elam DB Florida Gators

15. Zach Ertz TE Stanford

16. Gavin Escobar TE San Diego State Aztecs

17. Chris Faulk T LSU Tigers

18. Sharrif Floyd DT Florida

19. Michael Ford RB LSU Tigers

20. Travis Frederick C Wisconsin Badgers

21. Kwame Geathers NT Georgia Bulldogs

22. William Gholston  DE Michigan State

23. Johnathan Hankins DT Ohio State

24. Jajuan Harley DB Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

25. DeAndre Hopkins WR Clemson Tigers

26. Justin Hunter WR Tennessee

27. Jawan Jamison RB Rutgers Scarlet Knights

28. Stefphon Jefferson RB Nevada Wolf Pack

29. Tony Jefferson DB Oklahoma Sooners

30. Jelani Jenkins LB Florida

31. Luke Joeckel T Texas A&M

32. Jarvis Jones LB Georgia

33. Jose Jose DT Central Florida

34. Joe Kruger DE Utah Utes

35. Eddie Lacy RB Alabama Crimson Tide

36. Marcus Lattimore RB South Carolina Gamecocks

37. Corey Lemonier DE Auburn Tigers

38. Bennie Logan DT LSU

39. Stansly Maponga DE TCU Horned Frogs

40. Tyrann Mathieu DB LSU

41. Dee Milliner DB Alabama

42. Barkevious Mingo DE LSU

43. Kevin Minter LB LSU

44. Sam Montgomery DE LSU

45. Brandon Moore DT Texas Longhorns

46. Damontre Moore DE Texas A&M

47. Alec Ogletree LB Georgia

48. Cordarrelle Patterson WR Tennessee

49. Bradley Randle RB UNLV Rebels

50. Joseph Randle RB Oklahoma State Cowboys

51. Jordan Reed TE Florida

52. Eric Reid DB LSU

53. Greg Reid DB Florida State Seminoles

54. Xavier Rhodes DB Florida State

55. Sheldon Richardson DT Missouri Tigers

56. Nickell Robey-Coleman DB Southern California Trojans

57. Logan Ryan DB Rutgers

58. Ace Sanders WR South Carolina

59. Darrington Sentimore DT Tennessee

60. Tharold Simon DB LSU

61. Dion Sims TE Michigan State

62. Akeem Spence DT Illinois Fighting Illini

63. Kenny Stills WR Oklahoma

64. Levine Toilolo TE Stanford

65. Spencer Ware RB LSU

66. Menelik Watson T Florida State

67. Bjoern Werner DE Florida State

68. Steve Williams DB California

69. Marquess Wilson WR Washington State Cougars

70. Brad Wing P LSU

71. Cierre Wood RB Notre Dame Fighting Irish

72. Robert Woods WR Southern California

73. Tom Wort LB Oklahoma

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