The NFL officially recognized a record 73 underclassmen as having been granted special eligibility into the 2013 draft. The list includes Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel, NFLDraftScout.com's top-rated prospect, and a few surprises.
In frigid, snowy conditions, Syracuse RB Prince-Tyson Gulley rushed for a career-high 215 yards as the Orange pounded West Virginia on the ground. Mountaineers QB Geno Smith lost a crucial fumble in a disappointing effort in his final college game.
Syracuse and West Virginia will meet for the first time since the Mountaineers left the Big East at the end of last season. Saturday's matchup features two of the most explosive offenses in FBS. They are led by two quarterbacks -- Geno Smith and Ryan Nassib -- who are expected to be selected in the early rounds of April's NFL Draft.
Between Bailey, Tavon Austin and J.D. Woods, the Mountaineers are losing their top three receivers, who accounted for more than 82 percent of the team's receiving yards and 39 of 42 touchdown receptions.