By Josh Katzowitz
While it’s no surprise that underclassmen like Stanford's Andrew Luck and Baylor’s Robert Griffin III are eligible for the 2012 NFL draft, it’s now official. The NFL announced today that 65 players have been granted special eligibility into the draft, and that includes Luck and Griffin.
In order to do so, they had to meet the NFL’s three-year eligibility rule and had to submit a written application in “which he renounced his remaining college football eligibility.”
The total of 65 is the highest number of underclassmen that made themselves eligible since the NFL began allowing them to apply in 2003.
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