Upcoming NFL draft will include 14 ACC underclassmen

Florida State leads the way with four, followed by Clemson with three, Louisville and UNC with two each

Clemson's Mike Williams, Clemson's Sammy Watkins, and Clemson's Martavis Bryant during warmups at the Discover Orange Bowl in Sun Life Stadium Miami, Florida.

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Clemson's Mike Williams, Clemson's Sammy Watkins, and Clemson's Martavis Bryant during warmups at the Discover Orange Bowl in Sun Life Stadium Miami, Florida.

A total of 14 ACC underclassmen will be available to NFL teams during the upcoming draft.

The group is led by four from Florida State, three from Clemson, and two each from Louisville and North Carolina.

The defending national champion Seminoles will lose wide receiver Kelvin Banjamin, running backs Devonta Freeman and James Wilder, and defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan.

Sammy Watkins, Martavis Bryant and Bashaud Breeland are headed to the NFL from Clemson; Louisville is losing quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and defensive back Calvin Pryor; and UNC will lose offensive center Russell Bodine and tight end Eric Ebron.

Other underclassmen headed to the NFL include NC State defensive tackle Carlos Gray, Boston College defensive back Albert Louis-Jean, and Syracuse running back Jerome Smith.

Following is a list of all the underclassmen who have declared for the 2014 NFL draft.

Davante Adams, WR, Fresno State

Nick Addison, DB, Bethune-Cookman

Jace Amaro, TE, Texas Tech

George Atkinson, RB, Notre Dame

Odell Beckham, WR, LSU

Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Florida State

Kapri Bibbs, RB, Colorado State

Brendan Bigelow, RB, California

Alfred Blue, RB, LSU

Russell Bodine, C, North Carolina

Blake Bortles, QB, UCF

Chris Boyd, WR, Vanderbilt

Bashaud Breeland, DB, Clemson

Martavis Bryant, WR, Clemson

Ka'Deem Carey, RB, Arizona

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, DB, Alabama

Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina

Brandon Coleman, WR, Rutgers

Brandin Cooks, WR, Oregon State

Scott Crichton, DE, Oregon State

Isaiah Crowell, RB, Alabama State

Jonathan Dowling, DB, Western Kentucky

Kony Ealy, DE, Missouri

Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina

Bruce Ellington, WR, South Carolina

Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M

Ego Ferguson, DT, LSU

Cameron Fleming, OT, Stanford

Khairi Fortt, LB, California

Austin Franklin, WR, New Mexico State

Devonta Freeman, RB, Florida State

Carlos Gray, DT, N.C. State

Xavier Grimble, TE, Southern Cal

Terrance Hackney, OT, Bethune-Cookman

Victor Hampton, DB, South Carolina

Jeremy Hill, RB, LSU

Kameron Jackson, DB, California

Nic Jacobs, TE, McNeese State

Timmy Jernigan, DT, Florida State

Anthony Johnson, DT, LSU

Jamel Johnson, WR, Alabama State

Storm Johnson, RB, UCF

Henry Josey, RB, Missouri

Cyrus Kouandjio, OT, Alabama

Jarvis Landry, WR, LSU

Cody Latimer, WR, Indiana

Demarcus Lawrence, DE, Boise State

Marqise Lee, WR, Southern Cal

A.C. Leonard, TE, Tennessee State

Albert Louis-Jean, DB, Boston College

Colt Lyerla, TE, Oregon

Aaron Lynch, DE, South Florida

Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M

Marcus Martin, C, Southern Cal

Tre Mason, RB, Auburn

Chris McCain, DE, California

Terrance Mitchell, DB, Oregon

Viliami Moala, DT, California

Donte Moncrief, WR, Mississippi

Adam Muema, RB, San Diego State

Jake Murphy, TE, Utah

Troy Niklas, TE, Notre Dame

Louis Nix, DT, Notre Dame

Jeoffrey Pagan, DE, Alabama

Ronald Powell, DE, Florida

Calvin Pryor, DB, Louisville

Loucheiz Purifoy, DB, Florida

Kelcy Quarles, DT, South Carolina

Darrin Reaves, RB, UAB

Ed Reynolds, DB, Stanford

Antonio Richardson, OT, Tennessee

Paul Richardson, WR, Colorado

Marcus Roberson, DB, Florida

Allen Robinson, WR, Penn State

Greg Robinson, OT, Auburn

Bradley Roby, DB, Ohio State

Richard Rodgers, TE, California

Bishop Sankey, RB, Washington

Lache Seastrunk, RB, Baylor

Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE, Washington

Ryan Shazier, LB, Ohio State

Yawin Smallwood, LB, UConn

Brett Smith, QB, Wyoming

Jerome Smith, RB, Syracuse

Willie Snead, WR, Ball State

John Spooney, RB, Brown

Josh Stewart, WR, Oklahoma State

Xavier Su'a-Filo, G, UCLA

Vinnie Sunseri, DB, Alabama

De'Anthony Thomas, RB, Oregon

Stephon Tuitt, DE, Notre Dame

Trai Turner, G, LSU

George Uko, DE, Southern Cal

Pierre Warren, DB, Jacksonville State

Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson

Terrance West, RB, Towson

James Wilder, RB, Florida State

David Yankey, OT, Stanford

Graduated, eligible for selection

Dion Bailey, DB, Southern Cal

Carl Bradford, DE, Arizona State

Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville

Adrian Hubbard, LB, Alabama

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