NFL Draft prospects 2022: Full list of early entrants

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The NFL has announced 100 underclassmen are eligible for the 2022 draft in April. 

According to the league, there are 73 players who have been out of high school for three years and declared for the draft without getting degrees. Another 27 players fulfilled their degree requirements and will be moving on to the league. 

Among the notable players on this list are Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral, Georgia linebacker Nakobe Dean and Oregon defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux. 

Here’s a list of all of those players.

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NFL Draft 2022 early entrants list

Players granted special eligibility

Name Position School
Tyler Allgeier RB BYU
Alec Anderson OT UCLA
Matt Araiza P San Diego State
David Bell WR Purdue
Dane Belton DB Iowa
Nik Bonitto LB Oklahoma
Andrew Booth DB Clemson
Gabe Brkic K Oklahoma
Treylon Burks WR Arkansas
Leo Chenal LB Wisconsin
Lewis Cine DB Georgia
Snoop Conner RB Ole Miss
Matt Corral QB Ole Miss
Charles Cross OT Miss St.
Nick Cross DB Maryland
Tyrion Davis-Price RB LSU
Nakobe Dean LB Georgia
William Dunkle G San Diego State
Jerrion Early RB Ole Miss
Ikem Ekwonu OT NC State
Kaiir Elam DB Florida
Kaleb Eleby QB Western Mich.
Noah Elliss DT Idaho
Martin Emerson DB Miss St.
Erik Ezukanma WR Texas Tech
Cordale Flott DB LSU
Ahmad Gardner DB Cincinnati
Tyler Goodson RB Iowa
Kyler Gordon DB Washington
Kenyon Green G Texas A&M
Ben Griffiths P USC
Breece Hall RB Iowa State
Kyle Hamilton DB Notre Dame
Christian Harris LB Alabama
Kevin Harris RB South Carolina
Daxton Hill DB Michigan
Christopher Hinton DT Michigan
Drake Jackson LB USC
Cam Jurgens C Nebraska
Zonovan Knight RB NC State
DeMarvin Leal DT Texas A&M
Drake London WR USC
Sincere McCormick RB UTSA
Trent McDuffie DB Washington
Ja'Quan McMillian DB East Carolina
John Metchie WR Alabama
Skyy Moore WR Western Michigan
Jalen Nailor WR Michigan State
Evan Neal OT Alabama
David Ojabo LB Michigan
George Pickens WR Georgia
Makai Polk WR Miss St.
Sean Rhyan OT UCLA
Wan'Dale Robinson WR Kentucky
Dare Rosenthal OT Kentucky
Brandon Smith LB Penn State
Tyler Smith OT Tulsa
Isaiah Spiller RB Texas A&M
Chris Steele DB USC
Derek Stingley DB LSU
Tyler Vrabel OT Boston College
Kenneth Walker III RB Michigan State
Rasheed Walker OT Penn State
Travon Walker DT Georgia
Donovan West C Arizona State
Devon Williams WR Oregon
Jameson Williams WR Alabama
Kyren Williams RB Notre Dame
Garrett Wilson WR Ohio State
Alex Wright LB UAB
Mykael Wright DB Oregon
Jalen Wydermyer TE Texas A&M
Cade York K LSU

Players who fulfilled degree requirements

Jalyn Armour-Davis DB Alabama
Brian Asamoah LB Oklahoma
Kevin Austin WR Notre Dame
Slade Bolden WR Alabama
Jashaun Corbin RB Florida State
Greg Dulcich TE UCLA
Joshua Ezeudu G North Carolina
John FitzPatrick TE Georgia
Jerome Ford RB Cincinnati
Vincent Gray DB Michigan
Hassan Haskins RB Michigan
Sam Howell QB North Carolina
George Karlaftis DE Purdue
Tyler Linderbaum C Iowa
Verone McKinley III DB Oregon
Kyler McMichael DB North Carolina
James Mitchell TE Virginia Tech
Nicholas Petit-Frere OT Ohio State
Kyle Philips WR UCLA
Tyler Snead WR East Carolina
Carson Strong QB Nevada
Isaac Taylor-Stuart DB USC
Master Teague RB Ohio State
Luke Tenuta OT Virginia Tech
Kayvon Thibodeaux DE Oregon
Cameron Thomas DE San Diego State
Zamir White RB Georgia

When is the NFL Draft in 2022? 

The NFL Draft will begin on Thursday, April 28, and conclude on Saturday, April 30. It is expected to be held at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada, the home of the Las Vegas Raiders.  

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Who will go No. 1 overall in the 2022 NFL Draft?  

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While mock drafts are still accumulating across the internet, there is widespread speculation that Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson will be selected No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. 

Hutchinson recently completed his junior season at Michigan — the 2020 season didn’t count toward eligibility due to COVID-19 — and recorded 36 tackles including 14.0 sacks, which ranked third in the nation.  

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NFL First-Round Draft Order 2022   

Here’s a look at which teams will select in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.  

Pick Team
1 Jaguars
2 Lions
3 Texans
4 Jets
5 Giants
6 Panthers
7 Giants (via Bears)
8 Falcons
9 Broncos
10 Jets (via Seahawks)
11 Washington Football Team
12 Vikings
13 Browns
14 Ravens
15 Eagles (via Dolphins)
16 Eagles (via Colts)
17 Chargers
18 Saints
19 Eagles
20 Steelers
21 Patriots
22 Raiders
23 Cardinals
24 Cowboys
25 Dolphins (via 49ers)
26 Bengals
27 Lions (via Rams)
28 Bills
29 Chiefs
30 Buccaneers
31 Titans
32 Packers


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