It is the bowling season in college football, a period of time in which many of the best high school students have a difficult decision: staying in school for another season, or giving up their last year (or two) of eligibility and leave early for the NFL Draft.
This year, the deadline for freshmen to declare for the 2020 NFL Draft is January 20, plenty of time for some of the best talents in college football to decide their future for immediate play. More than ever, those players have chosen to leave the NFL early.
A record number of 111 subclasses declared for the 2019 NFL Draft, which continued the trend of at least 100 subclasses declaring for the NFL Draft for the fourth consecutive year (106 players declared in 2018; 103 declared in 2017; 107 declared in 2016). Will that trend continue in 2020?
Sporting News is tracking the best college football students who declare themselves for the 2020 NFL Draft:
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Important dates of the NFL Draft
January 18: East-West Shrine Game (St. Petersburg, Florida)
January 20: Deadline to declare for the 2020 NFL Draft
January 24: Full list of approved initial participants presented to the 32 NFL teams
January 25: Reese & # 39; s Senior Bowl (Mobile, Alabama)
February 24 to the sea. two: NFL Scouting Combine (Indianapolis)
April 23-25: 2020 NFL Draft (Las Vegas)