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Spievey and Bulaga granted special eligibility for NFL draft

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NEW YORK (KWWL) - Fifty-three players have been granted special eligibilty for the 2010 NFL Draft in April including Iowa Hawkeye football players Amari Spievey and Bryan Bulaga.

Each of the 53 players has met the league's three-year eligibility rule and each has submitted a written application in which he renounced his remaining college football eligibility. The deadline for receiving applications was January 15.

The 53 players this year match the total number that was granted special eligibility in 2008. Last year, special eligibility was granted to 46 players.

Online News Director Nate Leding

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