For the second straight year, more than 100 players are giving up college eligibility to enter the NFL draft.
The league on Friday released a list of 95 underclassmen who have been granted early entry to draft, along with the names of eight other players, including Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, who are draft-eligible by completing their college degrees.
Last year 96 underclassmen declared for the draft and 11 others became eligible by finishing their degrees. Of those 96 underclassmen, 66 were drafted (69 percent). In 2015, 71 percent of 74 underclassmen were drafted.
The record for underclassmen declaring for the draft is 98 in 2014.
Gil Brandt, former...