Underclassmen who declared for the 1999 NFL Draft

Thirty-two players forfeited the remainder of their college eligibility and declared for the NFL draft in 1999. NFL teams drafted 25 underclassmen. Players listed in alphabetical order; first round selections in bold type.

Rahim Abdullah, ClemsonLBCleveland45
Champ Bailey, GeorgiaCB/WRWashington7
Dre' Bly, North CarolinaDBSt. Louis41
David Boston, Ohio St.WRArizona8
Chris Claiborne, USCLBDetroit9
Cecil Collins, McNeese St.RBMiami134
Leroy Collins, LouisvilleRBnot drafted
Tim Couch, KentuckyQBCleveland1
Kris Farris, UCLAOGPittsburgh74
Rufus French, MississippiTEnot drafted
Charlie Higgins, TulsaRBnot drafted
Brock Huard, WashingtonQBSeattle77
Corey Hulsey, ClemsonGnot drafted
Sedrick Irvin, Michigan St.RBDetroit103
Edgerrin James, Miami-FLRBIndianapolis4
Andy Katzenmoyer, Ohio St.LBNew England28
Jevon Kearse, FloridaLBTennessee16
Torin Kirtsey, Mid. Tenn. St.RBnot drafted
Reggie McGrew, FloridaDTSan Francisco24
Mike McKenzie, MemphisDTGreen Bay87
Robert Newkirk, Michigan St.DTnot drafted
Solomon Page, West VirginiaOTDallas55
De'Mond Parker, OklahomaRBGreen Bay159
Yusuf Scott, ArizonaGArizona168
Brian Smith, Ala-BirminghamLBnot drafted
Larry Smith, Florida St.DTJacksonville56
John Tait, BYUOTKansas City14
Dimitrius Underwood, MSU.DEMinnesota29
Brad Ware, AuburnSTennessee114
Damien Woody, Boston Coll.CNew England17
Kenny Wright, NW LouisianaDBMinnesota120
Amos Zereoue, West VirginiaRBPittsburgh95

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