'09 NFL Draft: Underclassmen will significantly upgrade talent pool
Underclassmen always impact the NFL Draft, and the league is bracing for a record number of non-senior entrants into the 2009 event. The talent at several positions, including quarterback, running back, wide receiver, defensive line and cornerback, would be significantly upgraded with an infusion of underclassmen talent.
Here's a list of the top draft eligible non-seniors at each position, along with their present draft ranking and a prognosis on if they'll be playing on Sundays next year. Underclassmen have until Jan. 15 to declare their eligibility for the draft in April.