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74 underclassmen declare for the NFL Draft

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It isn't quite as colossal as last year's number of 98, but 74 underclassmen have declared themselves eligible for the draft.

Defensive backs, wide receivers and much to everyone's surprise, running backs, are the three most loaded positions in terms of number of players.

Here's the full list and some prospects that have peaked our interest.

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QUARTERBACKS (3)

Brett Hundley, UCLA
Marcus Mariota, Oregon
Jameis Winston, Florida State

Intresting prospect: Brett Hundley. He has a rocket arm, mobility and he's played in an NFL system under Jim Mora Jr.

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RUNNING BACKS (14)

Jay Ajayi, Boise State
Javorius "Buck" Allen, USC
B.J. Catalon, TCU
Tevin Coleman, Indiana
Mike Davis, South Carolina
Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin
Todd Gurley, Georgia
Dee Hart, Colorado State
Braylon Heard, Kentucky
Duke Johnson, Miami
Matt Jones, Florida
Josh Robinson, Mississippi State
Trey Williams, Texas A&M
T.J. Yeldon, Alabama

Interesting prospect: Todd Gurley. Had he not been suspended in a controversial autograph scandal and torn his ACL in November, he might've won the Heisman. Gurley's explosive in the open field and had games where he played possessed.

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WIDE RECEIVERS (16)

Nelson Agholor, USC
Sammie Coates, Auburn
Amari Cooper, Alabama
DaVaris Daniels, Notre Dame
Stefon Diggs, Maryland
Zach D'Orazio, Akron
George Farmer, USC
Devin Funchess, Michigan
Dorial Green-Beckham, Oklahoma
Deontay Greenberry, Houston
Chris Harper, California
Nigel King, Kansas
Breshad Perriman, Central Florida
Jaquel Pitts, Trinity International
Jaelen Strong, Arizona State
Tacoi Sumler, Appalachian State

Interesting prospect: Devin Funchess. He's 6-foot-5 and 230 pounds of strength, speed and hands. And he can line up in the slot -- or even tight end -- to create mismatches.

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TIGHT ENDS (4)

Jesse James, Penn State
Tyler Kroft, Rutgers
Jean Sifrin,  Massachusetts
Maxx Williams, Minnesota

*Interesting prospect: Maxx Williams. The sophomore has drawn comparisons to Jason Witten. He caught a gaudy seven touchdowns in the Gophers run-oriented scheme. *

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TACKLES (6)

Ereck Flowers, Miami
D.J. Humphries, Florida
Patrick Miller, Auburn
Andrus Peat, Stanford
Jeremiah Poutasi, Utah
Donovan Smith, Penn State

Interesting prospect: Ereck Flowers. He proved his toughness when he returned to the field after knee surgery earlier in the season.

GUARDS (1)

Tyler Moore, Florida

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DEFENSIVE ENDS (9)

Arik Armstead, Oregon
Deion Barnes, Penn State
Mario Edwards, Florida State
Dante Fowler, Florida
Randy Gregory, Nebraska
Eli Harold, Virginia
Danielle Hunter, LSU
Shane Ray, Missouri
Leonard Williams, USC

Interesting prospect: Shane Ray. An absolute terrorizer as a pass rusher, and Ray ran a 4.4 in the 40-yard dash. Ray has potential to be picked in the top five if he shows out at the NFL combine in February.

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DEFENSIVE TACKLES (9)

Malcom Brown, Texas
Xavier Cooper, Washington State
Christian Covington, Rice
Eddie Goldman, Florida State
David Irving, Iowa State
Ellis McCarthy, UCLA
Rakeem Nunez-Roches, Southern Miss
Jordan Phillips, Oklahoma
Darius Philon, Arkansas

Interesting prospect: Eddie Goldman. The Washington D.C. native is lightning-quick for his 320-pound frame. Fits more as a defensive end in a 3-4, but could also slide in the middle when needed.

LINEBACKERS (6)

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Kwon Alexander, LSU
Max Flores, Northern Colorado
Benardrick McKinney, Mississippi State
Darien Rankin, North Carolina
Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington
Max Valles, Virginia

Interesting prospect: Shaq Thompson. The incredible athletic specimen played linebacker and running back for the Huskies, averaging 7.5 yards per carry. Thompson has J.J. Watt type abilities in terms of impacting a football game from all over the field, but he's still very raw.

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DEFENSIVE BACKS (14)

Alex Carter, Stanford
Jalen Collins, LSU
Landon Collins, Alabama
Ronald Darby, Florida State
Lorenzo Doss, Tulane
Durell Eskridge, Syracuse
Charles Gaines, Louisville
Jacoby Glenn, UCF
Chris Hackett, TCU
Gerod Holliman, Louisville
Marcus Peters, Washington
James Sample, Louisville
Trae Waynes, Michigan State
P.J. Williams, Florida State

Interesting prospect: Trae Waynes. He's 6-foot-1 and delivers a pop when he hits opposing receivers.

SPECIALISTS (2)

Bradley Pinion, P, Clemson
Easton Wahlstrom, LS, Arizona State

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