Five HBCU Players Among Record-Number of NFL Draft Early Entries

Alabama State’s Isaiah Crowell is headed to the NFL Draft after three seasons. (AL.com photo)

Five HBCU prospects are among a record 98 underclassmen who have declared eligibility for May’s NFL Draft. Headlining the group is Isaiah Crowell, the former UGA running back who played his final two seasons at Alabama State.

Check out the rest of the list here:

DB-Nick Addison, Bethune-Cookman

Case for entry: Seven interceptions as a senior. 

(BCU photo)

 OT-Terrance Hackney, Bethune-Cookman

Case for entry: Preseason All-American before sitting out junior season.

(The Advocate)

WR-Jamel Johnson, Alabama State

Case for entry:  28 receptions for 355 yards and five TDs in 2013

(Nashville News Network)

TE-A.C. Leonard, Tennessee State

Case for entry: Caught 85 passes for in 11 touchdowns two seasons at TSU.

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