Early entrants in NFL draft by year

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The year-by-year numbers of total early entrants in the NFL draft since it was first permitted in 1995. The numbers were provided by the NFL:

1995-42

1996-46

1997-44

1998-41

1999-42

2000-31

2001-54

2002-43

2003-54

2004-44

2005-51

2006-52

2007-40

2008-53

2009-46

2010-53

2011-56

2012-65

2013-73

2014-102

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