33 SEC players among underclassmen who declared for draft

GoGamecocks staff reportsJanuary 16, 2013 

University of South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore announces Wednesday in a press conference, his intentions to enter the NFL draft. "I will always be a Gamecock. God Bless Gamecock Nation," Lattimore said at the press conference.

TIM DOMINICK — tdominick@thestate.com

A record 74 college football underclassmen, including USC's Ace Sanders and Marcus Lattimore, have declared for the NFL Draft.

The previous record was 65 in 2012. Among the 74 are 33 players from the SEC, led by LSU with 11, the most of any team.

... ALABAMA: DJ Fluker, OT; Eddie Lacy, RB; Dee Milliner, CB

... ARKANSAS: Alvin Bailey, OG; Knile Davis, RB

... AUBURN: Corey Lemonier, DE

... FLORIDA: Matt Elam, S; Sharrif Floyd, DT; Jelani Jenkins, LB; Jordan Reed, TE

... GEORGIA: Kwame Geathers, DT; Jarvis Jones, LB; Alec Ogletree, LB

... KENTUCKY: None

... LSU: Chris Faulk, OT; Michael Ford, RB; Bennie Logan, DT; Tyrann Mathieu, CB; Barkevious Mingo, DE; Kevin Minter, LB; Sam Montgomery, DE; Eric Reid, S; Tharold Simon, CB; Spencer Ware, RB; Brad Wing, P

... MISS. STATE: None

... MISSOURI: Sheldon Richardson, DT

... OLE MISS: None

... SOUTH CAROLINA: Marcus Lattimore, RB; Ace Sanders, WR

... TENNESSEE: Tyler Bray, QB; Justin Hunter, WR; Cordarrelle Patterson, WR; Darrington Sentimore, DT

... TEXAS A&M: Luke Joeckel, OT; Damontre Moore, DE


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