Underclassmen Who Declared for 1996 NFL Draft

Twenty-five players?all juniors who have been out of high school for at least three seasons?forfeited the remainder of their college eligibility and declared for the NFL draft in 1996. NFL teams drafted 17 underclassmen. Players listed in alphabetical order; first round selections in bold type.

PosDrafted ByOverall Pick
Karim Abdul-Jabbar, UCLARBMiami80
Willie Anderson, AuburnOTCincinnati10
Ricky Bell, N.C. StateDBnot selected--
Tim Biakabutuka, MichiganRBCarolina8
Tony Brackens, TexasDEJacksonville33
Duane Clemons, CaliforniaDEMinnesota16
Jamie Coleman, Appalach. St.DBnot selected--
Keith Drayton, GeorgiaNTnot selected--
Terry Glenn, Ohio St.WRNew England7
Terry Guess, Gardner-WebbWRNew Orleans165
Jermaine Johnson, VanderbiltRBnot selected--
Eddie Kennison, LSUWRSt. Louis18
Jevon Langford, Okla. St.DECincinnati108
Ray Lewis, Miami-FLLBBaltimore26
Clarence Matthews, NW St.RBnot selected--
Leeland McElroy, Texas A&MRBArizona32
Lawyer Milloy, WashingtonSNew England36
Jerald Moore, OklahomaFBSt. Louis83
Lawrence Phillips, NebraskaRBSt. Louis6
Jon Runyan, MichiganOTHouston109
Freddie Scott, Penn St.WRnot selected--
Alfred Shipman, MiamiRBnot selected--
Regan Upshaw, CaliforniaDETampa Bay12
Moe Williams, KentuckyRBMinnesota75
Terrell Willis, RutgersRBnot selected--

Consensus All-America Team1995-96 SeasonNCAA Division I-AA Final Standings
1995-96 Season