53 underclassmen apply for NFL draft

Alabama Crimson Tide junior linebacker Rolando McClain joins other SEC players like fellow Crimson Tide star Kareem Jackson, Ole Miss quarterback Jevan Snead, Tennessee safety Eric Berry, Florida’s Joe Haden and Florida’s Aaron Hernandez in this year’s NFL draft. It is an impressive crop of underclassmen, and according to the AP, the total number of 53 ties a record for most entering the NFL. (read more about the NFL draft in the AP story embedded below.)