As the Jan. 15 deadline for college football underclassmen to declare for the 2014 NFL Draft rapidly approaches, a flurry of players have announced their decisions to go pro. The two latest player to join the NFL party is highly touted Clemson Tigers defensive end Vic Beasley, which comes as no surprise.
Neil Stratton of Inside the League passed along the news:
Both Clemson DEs, Vic Beasley & Corey Crawford, will declare for the ’14 draft, according to sources. Beasley down to 3 agent finalists.
— Neil Stratton (@InsideTheLeague) January 8, 2014
Stratton initially said that Crawford would also be making the jump to the NFL, but he has since changed the report.
Beasley is considered by many to be a first-round pick who could be selected in the top 20 picks.
With the decisisions by Beasley, the record number of underclassmen who have entered the 2014 NFL Draft has grown to 75.
You can see a full list of the underclassmen who have declared for the upcoming draft by clicking here.