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46 Players Granted Special Eligibility for 2009 NFL Draft

    <span>The National Football League announced  the names of 46 players who have been granted special eligibility for the 2009 NFL Draft on April 25-26.  

Each of the 46 players has met the league's three-year eligibility rule and each has submitted a written application in which he renounced his remaining college football eligibility. The deadline for receiving applications was January 15.

In 2008, 53 players were granted special eligibility for the draft.

The players declared eligible are:

Player Pos. College
Allen, Asher DB Georgia
Britt, Kenny WR Rutgers
Britton, Eben T Arizona
Brown, Donald RB Connecticut
Brown, Everette DE Florida State
Butler, Carson TE Michigan
Byrd, Jairus DB Oregon
Casey, James TE Rice
Childs, Jeremy WR Boise State
Coffee, Glen RB Alabama
Cook, Emanuel DB South Carolina
Cook, Jared TE South Carolina
Crabtree, Michael WR Texas Tech
Davie, Andrew TE Arkansas
Davis, Nate QB Ball State
Davis, Vontae DB Illinois
Evans, Maurice DE Penn State
Freeman, Josh QB Kansas State
Goodson, Mike RB Texas A&M
Greene, Shonn RB Iowa
Hartline, Brian WR Ohio State
Harvin, Percy WR Florida
Heyward-Bey, Darrius WR Maryland
Hill, P.J. RB Wisconsin
Isdaner, Greg G West Virginia
Jean-Francois, Ricky DT Louisiana State
Maclin, Jeremy WR Missouri
Marks, Sen'Derrick DT Auburn
Maybin, Aaron DE Penn State
McCoy, LeSean RB Pittsburgh
Means, Andrew WR Indiana
Moore, D.J. DB Vanderbilt
Moreno, Knowshon RB Georgia
Morrah, Cameron TE California
Munnerlyn, Captain DB South Carolina
Nicks, Hakeem WR North Carolina
Ogletree, Kevin WR Virginia
Powers, Jerraud DB Auburn
Quinn, Richard TE North Carolina
Sanchez, Mark QB Southern California
Smith, Andre T Alabama
Smith, Sean DB Utah
Stafford, Matt QB Georgia
Washington, Donald DB Ohio State
Wells, Chris RB Ohio State
Williams, Brandon DE Texas Tech

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