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SouthStndJunkie
01-09-2009, 11:03 AM
Underclassmen who have Declared by Position:

January 15th is the deadline to declare.

QB:

Nate Davis QB Ball State JR
Josh Freeman QB Kansas St. JR
Mark Sanchez QB USC JR
Matthew Stafford QB Georgia JR

RB:

Donald Brown RB Connecticut JR
Glen Coffee RB Alabama JR
Shonn Greene RB Iowa JR
P.J. Hill RB Wisconsin JR
LeSean McCoy RB Pittsburgh JR
Knowshon Moreno RB Georgia SO
Chris Wells RB Ohio State JR

WR:

Kenny Britt WR Rutgers JR
Jeremy Childs WR Boise State JR
Austin Collie WR BYU JR
Michael Crabtree WR Texas Tech SO
Brian Hartline WR Ohio State JR
Percy Harvin WR Florida JR
Darrius Heyward-Bey WR Maryland JR
Jeremy Maclin WR Missouri SO
Hakeem Nicks WR North Carolina JR
Kevin Ogletree WR Virginia JR<

OL:

Eben Britton OT Arizona JR
Greg Isdaner OG West Virginia JR
Andre Smith OT Alabama JR

TE:

James Casey TE Rice SO
Jared Cook TE South Carolina JR
Andrew Davie TE Arkansas JR

DL:

Chris Baker DT Hampton JR
Everette Brown DE Florida St. JR
Maurice Evans DE Penn State JR
Ricky Jean-Francois DT L.S.U. JR
Paul Kruger DE Utah SO
Sen'Derrick Marks DT Auburn JR
Aaron Maybin DE Penn State SO
Brandon Williams DE Texas Tech JR

LB:

Gerald McRath LB Southern Miss JR

DB:

Asher Allen CB Georgia JR
Jairus Byrd CB Oregon JR
Emanuel Cook S South Carolina JR
Vontae Davis CB Illinois JR
D.J. Moore CB Vanderbilt JR
Captain Munnerlyn CB South Carolina JR
Jerraud Powers CB Auburn JR
Sean Smith DB Utah JR
Donald Washington CB Ohio State JR
James Williams CB Southern Connecticut JR

SouthStndJunkie
01-09-2009, 12:19 PM
Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree is expected to announce at a 3 p.m. ET news conference on Tuesday that he will enter the NFL draft, two people close to Crabtree said Friday.

elsid13
01-09-2009, 01:46 PM
didn't Mays annouce he was going pro?

Master___Pain
01-09-2009, 02:13 PM
So....

Maclin=Peter Warrick

or

Maclin= Ted Ginn

or

Maclin= Steve Smith

Very interested to see how Maclin is as a pro. I think a team will fall in love with him and draft him too high.

Elway777
01-09-2009, 02:22 PM
So....

Maclin=Peter Warrick

or

Maclin= Ted Ginn

or

Maclin= Steve Smith

Very interested to see how Maclin is as a pro. I think a team will fall in love with him and draft him too high. Maclin not as good as Steve Smith but alot better then Ginn or Warrick

Drek
01-09-2009, 02:27 PM
So....

Maclin=Peter Warrick

or

Maclin= Ted Ginn

or

Maclin= Steve Smith

Very interested to see how Maclin is as a pro. I think a team will fall in love with him and draft him too high.

I've seen some people placing him in the top 10 if Crabtree didn't come out. Now he's probably a solid top 15-20 though. Second WR off the board.

SouthStndJunkie
01-09-2009, 02:30 PM
didn't Mays annouce he was going pro?

I don't think he has officially declared yet.

He has until January 15th to do so.

SouthStndJunkie
01-09-2009, 05:40 PM
Alabama running back Glen Coffee wil forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft, the school announced Friday.

"I really enjoyed my time at the University of Alabama, but I think it is the right time for me to move on to the NFL," Coffee said in a statement. "Alabama has been a tremendous place for me to develop as both a football player and a person."

Coffee rushed for 1,383 yards and 10 touchdowns this season. He amassed 2,107 yards during his three years and finishes 11th on the Crimson Tide's all-time rushing list.

SouthStndJunkie
01-09-2009, 05:41 PM
I will keep updating the list as players declare.

SouthStndJunkie
01-09-2009, 09:42 PM
West Virginia University junior offensive lineman Greg Isdaner announced on Friday that he will forgo his senior season and enter the 2009 NFL Draft.

SouthStndJunkie
01-09-2009, 09:52 PM
Penn State All-American defensive end Aaron Maybin is leaving school to enter the NFL draft, sources confirmed tonight.

The redshirt sophomore led the Nittany Lions in sacks (12) and tackles for losses (20) and forced a team-high three fumbles.

Maybin, projected as a first-round NFL draft pick, is expected to make his decision public in the next few days.

BroncoMan4ever
01-09-2009, 10:14 PM
anyone know what round is PJ Hill expected to go?

SouthStndJunkie
01-09-2009, 10:35 PM
anyone know what round is PJ Hill expected to go?

At this point, I would say Hill is a 3rd round pick, but that could fluctuate with workouts in the coming months.

elsid13
01-10-2009, 05:54 AM
Penn State All-American defensive end Aaron Maybin is leaving school to enter the NFL draft, sources confirmed tonight.

The redshirt sophomore led the Nittany Lions in sacks (12) and tackles for losses (20) and forced a team-high three fumbles.

Maybin, projected as a first-round NFL draft pick, is expected to make his decision public in the next few days.


i think this is dumb move, kid needs to get stronger.

SouthStndJunkie
01-11-2009, 01:11 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Tim Tebow is coming back.

The Florida quarterback told a crowd celebrating the school's latest national title that he wants to lead the Gators to another championship.

Tebow thrilled the crowd by saying: "Oh, by the way let's do it again. I'm coming back."

Drek
01-11-2009, 03:43 PM
i think this is dumb move, kid needs to get stronger.

Probably figures he'll go high to a 3-4 team as an OLB.

He's a pretty damn good prospect for that role.

Elway777
01-11-2009, 04:19 PM
Glen Coffee is a guy the Broncos could look at in the 3 round.

Obushma
01-11-2009, 10:49 PM
Add DE Paul Kruger (23 yr old soph) out of Utah to that list. 61 tackles, 16.5 for loss, 7.5 sacks, 2FF, 1 Int.

SouthStndJunkie
01-12-2009, 12:06 AM
Add DE Paul Kruger (23 yr old soph) out of Utah to that list. 61 tackles, 16.5 for loss, 7.5 sacks, 2FF, 1 Int.

Thanks for the info.

ludo21
01-12-2009, 08:00 AM
Lots of good backs there.

I like Greene, but no way we go that high for RB.

Where is Coffee projected to go? Id take him in the 3rd or 4th.

chaz
01-12-2009, 11:10 AM
There is a shhit ton of talent declaring...a great year to be loaded for picks

rugbythug
01-12-2009, 11:47 AM
Add DE Paul Kruger (23 yr old soph) out of Utah to that list. 61 tackles, 16.5 for loss, 7.5 sacks, 2FF, 1 Int.

He looked Good, If he is their in the 3rd I think he would make a very good OLB in a 3-4

SouthStndJunkie
01-12-2009, 02:01 PM
Oklahoma defensive lineman Gerald McCoy said Monday he will return to school instead of entering the NFL draft as an underclassman.

McCoy, 6-foot-4 and 288 pounds, was rated by Scouts, Inc. as one of the top defensive line prospects in the upcoming NFL draft.

"I've decided to stay," McCoy said. "I talked it over with my family and I just don't feel like right now is the time for me to leave. I feel another year would benefit my speed, strength and overall knowledge of the game."

chaz
01-12-2009, 02:52 PM
Oklahoma defensive lineman Gerald McCoy said Monday he will return to school instead of entering the NFL draft as an underclassman.

McCoy, 6-foot-4 and 288 pounds, was rated by Scouts, Inc. as one of the top defensive line prospects in the upcoming NFL draft.

"I've decided to stay," McCoy said. "I talked it over with my family and I just don't feel like right now is the time for me to leave. I feel another year would benefit my speed, strength and overall knowledge of the game."

don't think he's our guy anyways...but he will be a hell of a player down the line

Obushma
01-12-2009, 04:23 PM
6-3 215 CB Sean Smith Jr. Utah declaired today.

SouthStndJunkie
01-12-2009, 09:46 PM
6-3 215 CB Sean Smith Jr. Utah declaired today.

Sean Smith is an intriguing prospect....it sounds like he may be able to run in the 4.3 range.

Rocky Mountain Stampede
01-13-2009, 12:29 AM
Can somebody take LeSean McCoy's name off the list? His indecision is driving me crazy.

bpc
01-13-2009, 07:46 AM
Paul Kruger. I want that kid. He's a beast and he's only a r-sophomore. I think he's a Justin Smith clone, he's working out very well in SF's 3-4.

Taylor Mays hasn't declared yet. Come on Taylor, you coming out should be a slam dunk!

SouthStndJunkie
01-13-2009, 10:14 AM
Mississippi defensive end Greg Hardy is expected to confirm as early as Tuesday that he will enter the NFL draft, a person close to Hardy said.

Hardy had 9.5 tackles for loss, including 8.5 sacks, in only eight games this season. The 6-foot-4, 265-pound junior had 10 sacks as a sophomore and is considered one of the top pass rush specialists in the upcoming draft by Scouts, Inc.

Rocky Mountain Stampede
01-13-2009, 11:33 AM
Updated: January 13, 2009, 1:25 PM ET
Source: Davis to enter draft

<CITE class=source>By Joe Schad
ESPN.com
</CITE>

<!-- begin story body -->
Ball State quarterback Nate Davis (http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/player/profile?playerId=185609) has decided to enter the NFL draft, a person close to Davis said at the American Football Coaches Association convention on Tuesday.

Davis, a Manning Award finalist, was 258-of-401 for a 64.3 completion percentage with 26 touchdowns and eight interceptions this season as the Cardinals won their first 12 games before losing the MAC championship game to Buffalo and the GMAC Bowl to Tulsa.


Joe Schad is a college football reporter for ESPN.

SouthStndJunkie
01-13-2009, 01:13 PM
Red Raiders’ All-Conference junior DE Brandon Williams, who had a league-leading 13 sacks in 2008, filed paperwork Monday to enter the NFL draft and plans to forgo his senior season. The 6-4, 260-pound Williams is projected to be a mid-round pick this coming April.

SouthStndJunkie
01-13-2009, 06:50 PM
Boise State junior WR Jeremy Childs will enter the 2009 draft. The 5-11, 195 Childs was a first-team all-Conference selection for the second consecutive season after catching 72 passes for just over 800 yards.

SouthStndJunkie
01-13-2009, 10:52 PM
UGA loses 3rd player to draft… Georgia lost a third player to the 2009 draft as junior CB Asher Allen announced Tuesday afternoon that he will forego his final year of college eligibility and turn pro. Allen’s decision follows last week’s announcements by junior QB Matthew Stafford and sophomore RB Knowshon Moreno that they’ll leave school early for the NFL, although Allen isn‘t expected to go as earlier in this year‘s draft as his two more heralded teammates.

SouthStndJunkie
01-14-2009, 11:03 AM
ESPN is reporting that LSU will announce at a press conference this afternoon that junior WR Brandon LaFell will be leaving school to enter the 2009 draft

ohiobronco2
01-14-2009, 11:23 AM
Not like it matters, but OSU receiver Brian Hartline is going to go pro. Irrelevant.

Rocky Mountain Stampede
01-14-2009, 12:14 PM
Not like it matters, but OSU receiver Brian Hartline is going to go pro. Irrelevant.

Are you going to follow his CFL career?

ohiobronco2
01-14-2009, 01:23 PM
Are you going to follow his CFL career?

:rofl: Do they have cheerleaders?

GoHAM
01-14-2009, 01:43 PM
Can somebody take LeSean McCoy's name off the list? His indecision is driving me crazy.

You can officially leave it on there now.

http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/story/11259747

Pitt's super sophomore McCoy leaving for NFL
Jan. 14, 2009
CBSSports.com wire reports



PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh running back LeSean McCoy is passing up his final two seasons of eligibility to enter the NFL Draft, after breaking several of Tony Dorsett's records while leading the Panthers to a 9-4 record and Sun Bowl appearance this season.

SouthStndJunkie
01-14-2009, 02:09 PM
Quarterback Sam Bradford is expected to announce that he will return to Oklahoma next season, a source told ESPN.

Bradford was expected to announce his decision at a 5:30 p.m. ET press conference Wednesday.

Offensive tackle Trent Williams, who said Wednesday that he would return to the Sooners next season, said he believes Bradford will return.

SouthStndJunkie
01-14-2009, 02:34 PM
The list is now sorted by position.

Jens1893
01-14-2009, 03:44 PM
Quarterback Sam Bradford is expected to announce that he will return to Oklahoma next season, a source told ESPN.

Bradford was expected to announce his decision at a 5:30 p.m. ET press conference Wednesday.

Offensive tackle Trent Williams, who said Wednesday that he would return to the Sooners next season, said he believes Bradford will return.

Not only Bradford, but Gresham and McCoy are coming back also.

anthonypacino
01-14-2009, 04:17 PM
Not like it matters, but OSU receiver Brian Hartline is going to go pro. Irrelevant.

If I was Hartline I would reconsider that one, Robo is gone so he would be the senior leader at WR, and he wasn't nearly as clutch this year as he was in the past. With so many guys leaving early this has to leave Tebow or Bradford as near locks for Heisman next season.

Paladin
01-14-2009, 04:44 PM
Sounds like there may be several good large-type CBs available to replace Bly when he is cut.......

Popps
01-14-2009, 05:23 PM
So....

Maclin=Peter Warrick

or

Maclin= Ted Ginn

or

Maclin= Steve Smith

Very interested to see how Maclin is as a pro. I think a team will fall in love with him and draft him too high.

Now, I hate it when people fall in love with guys because they attended the college they root for, but I got to see a lot of Maclin and I think he's going to be a great pro. He reminds me of a bigger Eddie Royal. Someone is going to make great use of the guy's versatility.

Won't be us, unfortunately. (Or, fortunately we have Eddie.... really.)

socalorado
01-14-2009, 08:15 PM
USC's Mark Sanchez going to NFL, ESPN reports (http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/2009/01/uscs-mark-sanch.html)

4:51 PM, January 14, 2009
ESPN's Chris Mortensen is reporting that USC quarterback Mark Sanchez will declare himself eligible for the NFL draft.
"The announcement will occur at USC's Heritage Hall, and Pete Carroll is returning from a trip to Hawaii to be at Sanchez's side for the announcement,'' Mortensen wrote.
"Sources say that Sanchez has been discouraged from turning pro by family members and that Carroll asked his quarterback to wait until Thursday's NFL deadline for underclassmen to allow for a change of heart.
If Sanchez submits his paperwork to the NFL on Thursday, as expected, he would have four days to change his mind, as long as he does not enter into an agreement with an agent."
The Times has been unable to immediately confirm.
-- Randy Harvey

Well, that does it, LEX' 1st round draft pick has officially changed!
Now all were going to hear from LEX is that DEN should trade Cutler and draft Mark. its gonna go on and on, till draft day!;D

SouthStndJunkie
01-14-2009, 08:54 PM
I hesitate to add Mark Sanchez to the list because his family says no decision has been made yet.

SoDak Bronco
01-15-2009, 09:11 AM
Can someone post the full list of who has declared?

rugbythug
01-15-2009, 09:54 AM
Underclassmen who have Declared by Position:

As of Wednesday, January 14th.

January 15th is the deadline to declare.

QB:

Nate Davis QB Ball State JR
Josh Freeman QB Kansas St. JR
Matthew Stafford QB Georgia JR

RB:

Donald Brown RB Connecticut JR
Glen Coffee RB Alabama JR
Shonn Greene RB Iowa JR
P.J. Hill RB Wisconsin JR
LeSean McCoy RB Pittsburgh JR
Knowshon Moreno RB Georgia SO
Chris Wells RB Ohio St. JR

WR:

Kenny Britt WR Rutgers JR
Jeremy Childs WR Boise State JR
Austin Collie WR BYU JR
Michael Crabtree WR Texas Tech SO
Brian Hartline WR Ohio State JR
Darrius Heyward-Bey WR Maryland JR
Brandon LaFell WR LSU JR
Jeremy Maclin WR Missouri SO
Hakeem Nicks WR North Carolina JR
Kevin Ogletree WR Virginia JR<

OL:

Eben Britton OT Arizona JR
Greg Isdaner OG West Virginia JR
Andre Smith OT Alabama JR

TE:

James Casey TE Rice SO
Jared Cook TE South Carolina JR
Andrew Davie TE Arkansas JR

DL:

Chris Baker DT Hampton JR
Everette Brown DE Florida St. JR
Greg Hardy DE Mississippi JR
Ricky Jean-Francois DT L.S.U. JR
Paul Kruger DE Utah SO
Sen'Derrick Marks DT Auburn JR
Aaron Maybin DE Penn State SO
Brandon Williams DE Texas Tech JR

LB:

Gerald McRath LB Southern Miss JR

DB:

Asher Allen CB Georgia JR
Emanuel Cook S South Carolina JR
Vontae Davis CB Illinois JR
D.J. Moore CB Vanderbilt JR
Captain Munnerlyn CB South Carolina JR
Jerraud Powers CB Auburn JR
Sean Smith DB Utah JR
James Williams CB Southern Connecticut JR

Here you go-from post 1

SouthStndJunkie
01-15-2009, 11:02 AM
Florida junior Brandon Spikes, an Associated Press All-American at linebacker, said Thursday morning that he will return to the BCS champion Gators for his senior season.

SouthStndJunkie
01-15-2009, 11:05 AM
I took DE Greg Hardy off the list....he changed his mind and is staying at Mississippi.

socalorado
01-15-2009, 11:16 AM
Underclassmen Declaring for the 2009 NFL Draft - Jan. 15:

http://walterfootball.com/college/OhioState_logo.gif Brian Hartline, WR, Ohio State
Height: 6-2. Weight: 186.
Projected 40 Time: 4.53.
Projected Round (2009): 7.
I don't understand this. Why would Brian Hartline declare after such an awful year? He had just 21 receptions, 479 yards and four touchdowns as a junior.

The Verdict: Bad move

http://walterfootball.com/college/LSU_logo.gif Brandon LaFell, WR, LSU
Height: 6-3. Weight: 209.
Projected 40 Time: 4.49.
Projected Round (2009): 2-3.
Brandon LaFell probably would have been better served returning to school and avoiding all of the competition in this class. He's a Round 2-3 prospect, but he could have been a No. 1 pick in 2010.

The Verdict: Bad move

http://walterfootball.com/college/Pittsburgh_logo.gif LeSean McCoy, RB, Pittsburgh
Height: 5-11. Weight: 207.
Projected 40 Time: 4.44.
Projected Round (2009): 1.
One week after he announced he was returning to school, LeSean McCoy, living up to his nickname (shady) officially declared for the 2009 NFL Draft. This was the right move; barring an awful combine, McCoy will be in the first round.

The Verdict: Good move
http://walterfootball.com/college/Georgia_logo.gif Asher Allen, CB, Georgia
Height: 5-10. Weight: 197.
Projected 40 Time: 4.44.
Projected Round (2009): 3.
I don't agree with Asher Allen's decision to declare a year early. With another year in school, Allen could be a sure-fire Day 1 prospect. This class is way too top-heavy for that to happen.

The Verdict: Bad move

http://walterfootball.com/college/BoiseState_logo.gif Jeremy Childs, WR, Boise State
Height: 6-0. Weight: 190.
Projected 40 Time: 4.42.
Projected Round (2009): 6-7.
I understand that Boise State probably doesn't pay its athletes like some of the major football schools, but that's no reason to senselessly declare early.

The Verdict: Bad move

http://walterfootball.com/college/BallState_logo.gif Nate Davis, QB, Ball State
Height: 6-2. Weight: 217.
Projected 40 Time: 4.77.
Projected Round (2009): 3.
Nate Davis had an awful ending to a brilliant season. He'll feel the effect on Draft Day. I think he should have stayed in school.

The Verdict: Bad move

http://walterfootball.com/college/PennState_logo.gif Aaron Maybin, DE, Penn State
Height: 6-4. Weight: 240.
Projected 40 Time: 4.61.
Projected Round (2009): Top 15 Pick.
Exhibit A as to why you can't trust anything college athletes say. A month ago, Aaron Maybin was adamant about coming back for his junior year. On Tuesday, he declared two years early for the 2009 NFL Draft. Despite having just one productive year at Penn State, Maybin will be a first-round pick because of his potential.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/Utah_logo.gif Sean Smith, S/CB, Utah
Height: 6-3. Weight: 214.
Projected 40 Time: 4.50.
Projected Round (2009): 2.
Coming off a dynamic championship season in Utah, Sean Smith's stock is probably never going to be higher. With a great combine, he could sneak into the bottom of the first round. I see him as more of a safety than a corner.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/TexasTech_logo.gif Brandon Williams, DE, Texas Tech
Height: 6-5. Weight: 245.
Projected 40 Time: 4.72.
Projected Round (2009): 3-4.
Brandon Williams has chosen to declare for the 2009 NFL Draft a year early. I can't say I agree with this. Unless he has an amazing combine, Williams has no shot to be a Day 1 pick. Williams recorded 15.5 TFL and 13 sacks as a junior.

The Verdict: Bad move
http://walterfootball.com/college/Utah_logo.gif Paul Kruger, DE, Utah
Height: 6-5. Weight: 260.
Projected 40 Time: 4.64.
Projected Round (2009): 3.
Coming off a national championship victory over Alabama, Paul Kruger has decided to declare for the 2009 NFL Draft as a mere redshirt sophomore. Though he could stay in school until he's 2011, I really don't have a problem with this; chances are, his stock will never be higher than it is now. Then again, he could continue to get better and eventually increase his stock enough that he becomes first-round material.

The Verdict: Mixed feelings

socalorado
01-15-2009, 11:17 AM
http://walterfootball.com/college/Alabama_logo.gif Glen Coffee, RB, Alabama
Height: 6-1. Weight: 205.
Projected 40 Time: 4.49.
Projected Round (2009): 4-5.
Glen Coffee has declared for the 2009 NFL Draft, even though he's just a mid-round prospect. Coffee rushed for 1,383 yards and 10 touchdowns, and also caught 16 passes, but he's light and won't dazzle anyone at the Combine.

The Verdict: Bad move

http://walterfootball.com/college/BYU_logo.gif Austin Collie, WR, BYU
Height: 6-2. Weight: 206.
Projected 40 Time: 4.52.
Projected Round (2009): 3-4.
I don't like this decision. Yes, Austin Collie just had a great year, but he's declaring into a very top-heavy class comprised of dynamic receivers. He'd go much higher in 2010.

The Verdict: Bad move

http://walterfootball.com/college/WestVirginia_logo.gif Greg Isdaner, G, West Virginia
Height: 6-4. Weight: 315.
Projected 40 Time: 5.16.
Projected Round (2009): 6-7.
Greg Isdaner has declared early for the 2009 NFL Draft. He graduated already, so he thinks it's "now or never" for him.

The Verdict: Mixed feelings

http://walterfootball.com/college/Missouri_logo.gif Jeremy Maclin, WR, Missouri
Height: 6-1. Weight: 199.
Projected 40 Time: 4.33.
Projected Round (2009): Top 20 Pick.
No surprise that Jeremy Maclin has declared for the 2009 NFL Draft. He and Michael Crabtree are the only first-round locks in this receiving class.

The Verdict: Good move



Underclassmen Declaring for the 2009 NFL Draft - Jan. 9:

http://walterfootball.com/college/Hampton_logo.gif Chris Baker, DT, Hampton
Height: 6-2. Weight: 310.
Projected 40 Time: 5.03.
Projected Round (2009): 3-4.
I actually like this choice - this defensive tackle class is weak once you get into the middle rounds.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/Wisconsin_logo.gif P.J. Hill, RB, Wisconsin
Height: 5-11. Weight: 233.
Projected 40 Time: 4.64.
Projected Round (2009): 7.
In a very curious move, P.J. Hill has declared for the 2009 NFL Draft. There's a good chance he won't be drafted, so I don't know what he's thinking.

The Verdict: Bad move

http://walterfootball.com/college/OhioState_logo.gif Chris Wells, RB, Ohio State (http://walterfootball.com/pro2009cwells.php)
Height: 6-1. Weight: 232.
Projected 40 Time: 4.48.
Projected Round (2009): Top 20 Pick.
I'm shocked that Chris Wells declared. Completely shocked.

The Verdict: Good move



Underclassmen Declaring for the 2009 NFL Draft - Jan. 8:

http://walterfootball.com/college/FloridaState_logo.gif Everette Brown, DE/OLB, Florida State
Height: 6-4. Weight: 250.
Projected 40 Time: 4.60.
Projected Round (2009): Top 15 Pick.
Pretty much a no-brainer for Everette Brown to declare early. He just had a big year and he already graduated.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/SouthCarolina_logo.gif Jared Cook, TE, South Carolina
Height: 6-5. Weight: 242.
Projected 40 Time: 4.61.
Projected Round (2009): 2.
Jared Cook looks like he'll be a second-round, early-third round selection. I certainly can't fault him for declaring early.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/Maryland_logo.gif Darrius Heyward-Bey, WR, Maryland
Height: 6-2. Weight: 205.
Projected 40 Time: 4.33.
Projected Round (2009): 1-2.
As expected, Darrius Heyward-Bey has declared for the 2009 NFL Draft. If he runs a low 4.3, he could be taken in the first round.

The Verdict: Good move

socalorado
01-15-2009, 11:18 AM
http://walterfootball.com/college/Georgia_logo.gif Knowshon Moreno, RB, Georgia (http://walterfootball.com/pro2009kmoreno.php)
Height: 5-11. Weight: 207.
Projected 40 Time: 4.44.
Projected Round (2009): Top 20 Pick.
Definitely a given - Knowshon Moreno has declared for the 2009 NFL Draft.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/Virginia_logo.gif Kevin Ogletree, WR, Virginia
Height: 6-2. Weight: 190.
Projected 40 Time: 4.47.
Projected Round (2009): 6.
Not really sure why Kevin Ogletree is declaring early when he's a late-round prospect at best, but hey, all the luck to him.

The Verdict: Bad move

http://walterfootball.com/college/Georgia_logo.gif Matt Stafford, QB, Georgia (http://walterfootball.com/pro2009mstafford.php)
Height: 6-3. Weight: 237.
Projected 40 Time: 4.74.
Projected Round (2009): Top 3 Pick.
Matt Stafford has declared for the 2009 NFL Draft. No one really expected otherwise; he's a top-three lock.

The Verdict: Good move



Underclassmen Declaring for the 2009 NFL Draft - Jan. 7:

http://walterfootball.com/college/Rice_logo.gif James Casey, TE, Rice
Height: 6-4. Weight: 240.
Projected 40 Time: 4.66.
Projected Round (2009): 3.
1/7/09: James Casey is a true sophomore, but he's 24 years old, so it's time for him to declare.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/Auburn_logo.gif Jerraud Powers, CB, Auburn
Height: 5-9. Weight: 188.
Projected 40 Time: 4.46.
Projected Round (2009): 4-5.
Unless he completely dazzles at the Combine, Jerraud Powers won't get a whiff of Day 1. I have no idea why he declared early.

The Verdict: Bad move



Underclassmen Declaring for the 2009 NFL Draft - Jan. 6:

http://walterfootball.com/college/TexasTech_logo.gif Michael Crabtree, WR, Texas Tech
Height: 6-3. Weight: 210.
Projected 40 Time: 4.48.
Projected Round (2009): Top 5 Pick.
1/6/09: Michael Crabtree has told reporters and coaches that he's declaring for the 2009 NFL Draft. This has always been a no-brainer; I don't think Crabtree has ever left the top eight selections in my 2009 NFL Mock Draft (http://walterfootball.com/draft2009.php)

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/NorthCarolina_logo.gif Hakeem Nicks, WR, North Carolina
Height: 6-1. Weight: 210.
Projected 40 Time: 4.51.
Projected Round (2009): 2.
Might as well ride the wave. Hakeem Nicks is one of the hottest prospects right now, and if he has a strong combine, he could sneak into the first round.

The Verdict: Good move



Underclassmen Declaring for the 2009 NFL Draft - Jan. 5:

http://walterfootball.com/college/SouthernMiss_logo.gif Gerald McRath, OLB, Southern Miss
Height: 6-3. Weight: 220.
Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
Projected Round (2009): 2.
Gerald McRath is probably the top weakside linebacker in this draft - only he's not a weakside linebacker. Confused? McRath plays middle linebacker at Southern Miss, but he's way too small to play that position in the NFL. Thus, he'll have to learn a new position, bulk up a bit and run a fast 40 at the Combine. That's a lot to ask. McRath may have been better served trying to fill out in his senior year, but if he takes care of business, he has nothing to worry about.

The Verdict: Mixed feelings



Underclassmen Declaring for the 2009 NFL Draft - Jan. 4:

http://walterfootball.com/college/Rutgers_logo.gif Kenny Britt, WR, Rutgers (http://walterfootball.com/pro2009kbritt.php)
Height: 6-4. Weight: 205.
Projected 40 Time: 4.50.
Projected Round (2009): 1-2.
There's a good chance Kenny Britt gets drafted late in the first round. With Mike Teel graduating, it was pretty much a lock Britt would declare early.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/Arizona_logo.gif Eben Britton, OT, Arizona
Height: 6-6. Weight: 310.
Projected 40 Time: 5.05.
Projected Round (2009): 1-2.
Eben Britton's stock soared late in the year when he moved over to left tackle. Might as well ride the hot wave into the NFL Draft.

The Verdict: Good move

socalorado
01-15-2009, 11:18 AM
http://walterfootball.com/college/Connecticut_logo.gif Donald Brown, RB, Connecticut
Height: 5-10. Weight: 210.
Projected 40 Time: 4.44.
Projected Round (2009): 2.
Donald Brown brought the Bubble Lead and then some in a win against D.Wily and the Buffalo Bulls, rushing for 261 yards and a touchdown on 29 carries. After the game, Brown said he's declaring for the 2009 NFL Draft. No one can blame him for doing so.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/StonyBrook_logo.gif Brandon Mason, RB, Stony Brook
Height: 6-2. Weight: 225.
Projected 40 Time: 4.58.
Projected Round (2009): FA.
A long shot to be drafted. Brandon Mason graduated from Stony Brook, so he'll likely be searching for a job in another field come September.

The Verdict: Insignificant

http://walterfootball.com/college/Miami_logo.gif Anthony Reddick, FS, Miami
Height: 6-0. Weight: 205.
Projected 40 Time: 4.60.
Projected Round (2009): FA.
He's way too injury-prone to warrant draft consideration. Anthony Reddick probably should have stayed another year to prove that he can stay off the injury report every week.

The Verdict: Bad move

http://walterfootball.com/college/Alabama_logo.gif Andre Smith, OT, Alabama
Height: 6-5. Weight: 339.
Projected 40 Time: 5.26.
Projected Round (2009): Top 5 Pick.
1/4/08: Andre Smith was suspended for the game against national champion Utah, but only because he talked to an agent. A few days later, Smith declared. This will not affect his draft stock.

Smith has a very good chance of being the first offensive tackle chosen in the 2009 NFL Draft. This was a no-brainer.

The Verdict: Good move



Underclassmen Declaring for the 2009 NFL Draft - Jan. 1 and Earlier:

http://walterfootball.com/college/SouthCarolina_logo.gif Emanuel Cook, SS/FS, South Carolina
Height: 5-10. Weight: 203.
Projected 40 Time: 4.49.
Projected Round (2009): 2.
Unless Emanuel Cook completely bombs his combine, he'll be chosen in the second round. I can't really blame him for declaring early.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/Arkansas_logo.gif Andrew Davie, TE, Arkansas
Height: 6-5. Weight: 265.
Projected 40 Time: 4.84.
Projected Round (2009): FA.
Andrew Davie is 25, so I guess he decided that it's "now or never" for him. Good luck.

The Verdict: Insignificant

http://walterfootball.com/college/Illinois_logo.gif Vontae Davis, CB, Illinois
Height: 6-0. Weight: 200.
Projected 40 Time: 4.39.
Projected Round (2009): Top 25 Pick.
Though Vontae Davis was benched this season, he has the combine numbers to repair any damage he may have suffered to his draft stock. He won't fall out of Round 1.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/KansasState_logo.gif Josh Freeman, QB, Kansas State
Height: 6-6. Weight: 249.
Projected 40 Time: 4.83.
Projected Round (2009): 2-3.
If you're a quarterback and you have a shot at getting drafted in the first two rounds, I think you have to declare. Just look at other signal callers who have regressed in the past and even fell out of draft consideration. The coaching change at Kansas State makes Josh Freeman's choice even easier.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/Iowa_logo.gif Shonn Greene, RB, Iowa
Height: 5-11. Weight: 235.
Projected 40 Time: 4.54.
Projected Round (2009): 2-3.
There's a good chance Shonn Green is drafted in the second round. As a running back, he can't afford to risk an ACL tear.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/LSU_logo.gif Ricky Jean-Francois, DT, LSU
Height: 6-3. Weight: 285.
Projected 40 Time: 4.83.
Projected Round (2009): 4.
Ricky Jean-Francois is a bit of a tweener, so his draft prospects aren't all that great. He could have used another year at LSU. The Verdict: Bad move

socalorado
01-15-2009, 11:19 AM
http://walterfootball.com/college/Auburn_logo.gif Sen'Derrick Marks, DT, Auburn
Height: 6-1. Weight: 291.
Projected 40 Time: 4.89.
Projected Round (2009): 2.
With a coaching change in Auburn (if you want to call Gene Chizik a head coach), it was pretty smart for Sen'Derrick Marks to get out of dodge.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/Vanderbilt_logo.gif D.J. Moore, CB, Vanderbilt
Height: 5-10. Weight: 183.
Projected 40 Time: 4.41.
Projected Round (2009): Top 25 Pick.
Pretty much a no-brainer; D.J. Moore was one of the best players at his position this year. Save for a bad combine, it'll be a bit surprising if he falls out of the first round.

The Verdict: Good move

http://walterfootball.com/college/SouthCarolina_logo.gif Captain Munnerlyn, CB, South Carolina
Height: 5-9. Weight: 185.
Projected 40 Time: 4.35.
Projected Round (2009): 3-4.
Captain Munnerlyn could have the combine numbers to possibly get him into the second round, but I would have liked to have seen him return for his senior year. His stock has slipped considerably after a pedestrian junior campaign.

The Verdict: Bad move

oubronco
01-15-2009, 11:24 AM
Percy Harvin has just declared

oubronco
01-15-2009, 11:26 AM
junkie and socal thats some awsome work thanks

lex
01-15-2009, 11:44 AM
USC's Mark Sanchez going to NFL, ESPN reports (http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/2009/01/uscs-mark-sanch.html)

4:51 PM, January 14, 2009
ESPN's Chris Mortensen is reporting that USC quarterback Mark Sanchez will declare himself eligible for the NFL draft.
"The announcement will occur at USC's Heritage Hall, and Pete Carroll is returning from a trip to Hawaii to be at Sanchez's side for the announcement,'' Mortensen wrote.
"Sources say that Sanchez has been discouraged from turning pro by family members and that Carroll asked his quarterback to wait until Thursday's NFL deadline for underclassmen to allow for a change of heart.
If Sanchez submits his paperwork to the NFL on Thursday, as expected, he would have four days to change his mind, as long as he does not enter into an agreement with an agent."
The Times has been unable to immediately confirm.
-- Randy Harvey

Well, that does it, LEX' 1st round draft pick has officially changed!
Now all were going to hear from LEX is that DEN should trade Cutler and draft Mark. its gonna go on and on, till draft day!;D

Huh?

OBF1
01-15-2009, 11:51 AM
Percy Harvin has just declared

Good move, this guy does it all and has more speed than should be allowed

Rohirrim
01-15-2009, 11:59 AM
Sanchez is coming out. Lions or Chiefs, methinks.
http://nbcsports.msnbc.com/id/28662798/

socalorado
01-15-2009, 12:01 PM
Huh?

Its called sarcasm. I know how you just LOVE those overhyped SC players! ;D

lex
01-15-2009, 12:13 PM
Its called sarcasm. I know how you just LOVE those overhyped SC players! ;D

Bleh.

SoDak Bronco
01-15-2009, 12:40 PM
Spikes isn't coming out??? Wow, I doubt we'll get REY REY , i would think he and the Wake Forest LB will be gone by 12 wouldn't you think?

SouthStndJunkie
01-15-2009, 12:44 PM
I have updated the list on the first page to include Sanchez and Harvin.

oubronco
01-15-2009, 01:07 PM
Spikes isn't coming out??? Wow, I doubt we'll get REY REY , i would think he and the Wake Forest LB will be gone by 12 wouldn't you think?

I didn't think Clady would be there at 12 last year so who knows

SouthStndJunkie
01-15-2009, 01:26 PM
Junior cornerback Donald Washington announced Thursday that he will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft. Washington becomes the third Buckeyes underclassman to declare for the draft, joining wide receiver Brian Hartline, who announced his decision Wednesday, and running back Chris "Beanie" Wells.

Rocky Mountain Stampede
01-15-2009, 01:34 PM
Hardy to return to Rebels for 2009 season

http://www.sunherald.com/237/story/1071950.html


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<!-- CLOSE: #mi_story_detail_top -->Ole Miss All-American defensive end Greg Hardy has decided to return for his senior season with the Rebels,

“I’m excited to return for my senior year and look forward to helping our team build on the success we enjoyed this season,” Hardy said Thursday. “Professional football is a goal every college player strives to reach, but I feel it is in my best interest to return to school. My parents support my decision, and I know my mom wants me to graduate from Ole Miss.”

Hardy earned All-America honors each of the last two seasons, including third team in 2008 despite playing in only nine of the 13 games. He topped the Rebels in quarterback sacks with 8.5.

SouthStndJunkie
01-15-2009, 04:16 PM
PETE PISSED AT SANCHEZ DECISION?

Posted by John Taylor on January 15, 2009, 4:56 p.m. EST

In a blog posting titled “Pathetic Press Conference”, the Los Angeles Daily News paints a rather unflattering portrait of a head coach who’s normally viewed as Mr. Laid Back.

In his posting, writer Scott Wolf described Pete Carroll as “extremely ungracious” at the press conference announcing quarterback Matt Sanchez’s decision to leave the Trojans for the NFL. Wolf also wrote that Carroll “stormed out of the room”, and that “his anger was clear if you spend time around him.”

Carroll, reportedly, never sat down at the table with Sanchez, instead opting to stand “with his palms on the table.”

If the depiction of the USC head coach’s actions at today’s press conference are accurate, the headline of the blog post is certainly apt.

Pathetic.

Look, it’s one thing to do that behind closed doors. It’s understandable he’d be none too pleased at having one of the top quarterbacks in the country leave him early. Again, in private, it’s somewhat defensible and understandable.

It’s another matter entirely, however, to act like a petulant, spoiled brat who didn’t get his way in such a public arena. There’s no defense, no understanding that type of reaction, especially from one of the stewards of the university.

Especially when it occurs at such a momentous occasion in a young man’s life and when it involved a decision that was — by most accounts — not an easy one for the QB to come to.

Agree or disagree with Sanchez’s decision all you want, Pete, but please try to show a little more class and a little less ass. I’m sure your future recruits would appreciate knowing you’ve got their backs should the time come for them to make a decision like Sanchez’s.

At least and especially in public.

SouthStndJunkie
01-15-2009, 04:20 PM
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SouthStndJunkie
01-15-2009, 04:30 PM
Following in teammate Aaron Maybin's footsteps, Penn State junior end Maurice Evans is leaving college early and declaring for the NFL draft, according to team sources.

The difference between the two defensive ends is that Maybin is considered to be a likely first-round pick, while Evans - once a hot commodity - is not. That could change, but right now the one certainty is that the Nittany Lions' depth at end for next season has taken a serious blow.

SouthStndJunkie
01-15-2009, 04:31 PM
CB Jairus Byrd of Oregon is leaving college early and declaring for the NFL draft.

lex
01-15-2009, 06:01 PM
CB Jairus Byrd of Oregon is leaving college early and declaring for the NFL draft.

A decent mid to late round prospect that gives you roster flexibility in that he might be able to play S or CB.

SouthStndJunkie
01-18-2009, 09:21 PM
LSU WR pulls out of draft as clock ticks on declared underclassmen... LSU junior WR Brandon LaFell has pulled his name out of the 2009 draft and will return to school for his senior year. Underclassmen who had applied to the NFL for inclusion in the 2009 draft last week have until midnight tonight to withdraw their applications as long as they have not signed with an agent.

SouthStndJunkie
01-19-2009, 10:09 PM
http://www.gbnreport.com/juniors.htm

Draft underclassmen list released… The NFL announced this afternoon the names of 46 players who have been granted special eligibility for the 2009 draft. Here is the list of underclasmen on the official NFL list. As expected there are several previously unreported names on the list including TEs Carson Butler of Michigan and Cam Morrah of California, Texas A&M RB Mike Woodson and Indiana WR Andrew Means. At the same time, three other players including BYU WR Austin Collie and DE Paul Kruger of Utah and Southern Miss LB Gerald McRath who had been widely reported as having decided to enter this year’s draft, are not on the list. Underclassmen who had applied to the league for early entry to the upcoming draft, though, did have until today to withdraw their applications if they had not signed with an agent. We’ll have further information as it becomes available.

SouthStndJunkie
01-20-2009, 01:03 PM
'Missing' underclassmen found!! ... Just to follow up on yesterday's note regrading the three underclassmen who had reportedly announced they had entered the 2009 draft but didn't show up on the NFL's official list of early entrants released yesterday. However juniors Austin Collie, a WR from BYU and LB Gerald McRath of Southern Miss and Utah sophomore DE Paul Kruger have already completed their fifth year of college eligibility and therefore are not considered true underclassmen. Collie and Kruger both did church missions while McRath missed a year early in his career with an injury.