46 Players Granted Special Eligibility For 2009 NFL Draft

The National Football League announced today the names of 46 players who have been granted special eligibility for the 2009 NFL Draft on April 25-26. Each of the 46 players has met the league’s three-year eligibility rule and each has submitted a written application in which he renounced his remaining college football eligibility. The deadline for receiving applications was January 15. In 2008, 53 players were granted special eligibility for the draft.

The players declared eligible are:

PlayerPos.College
Allen, AsherDBGeorgia
Britt, KennyWRRutgers
Britton, EbenTArizona
Brown, DonaldRBConnecticut
Brown, EveretteDEFlorida State
Butler, CarsonTEMichigan
Byrd, JairusDBOregon
Casey, JamesTERice
Childs, JeremyWRBoise State
Coffee, GlenRBAlabama
Cook, EmanuelDBSouth Carolina
Cook, JaredTESouth Carolina
Crabtree, MichaelWRTexas Tech
Davie, AndrewTEArkansas
Davis, NateQBBall State
Davis, VontaeDBIllinois
Evans, MauriceDEPenn State
Freeman, JoshQBKansas State
Goodson, MikeRBTexas A&M
Greene, ShonnRBIowa
Hartline, BrianWROhio State
Harvin, PercyWRFlorida
Heyward-Bey, DarriusWRMaryland
Hill, P.J.RBWisconsin
Isdaner, GregGWest Virginia
Jean-Francois, RickyDTLouisiana State
Maclin, JeremyWRMissouri
Marks, Sen’DerrickDTAuburn
Maybin, AaronDEPenn State
McCoy, LeSeanRBPittsburgh
Means, AndrewWRIndiana
Moore, D.J.DBVanderbilt
Moreno, KnowshonRBGeorgia
Morrah, CameronTECalifornia
Munnerlyn, CaptainDBSouth Carolina
Nicks, HakeemWRNorth Carolina
Ogletree, KevinWRVirginia
Powers, JerraudDBAuburn
Quinn, RichardTENorth Carolina
Sanchez, MarkQBSouthern California
Smith, AndreTAlabama
Smith, SeanDBUtah
Stafford, MattQBGeorgia
Washington, DonaldDBOhio State
Wells, ChrisRBOhio State
Williams, BrandonDETexas Tech

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  • eric nuesse

    i think the best for the steelers next year in the draft is to go after another wide receiver ,and that guy would be out of unverityof missouri,jeremy maclin,this guy got speed and hand that won t quit,that one and they some offense gaurds,not that they dont them now but key issues is future.