We are only two weeks into the college football season, but it is not too early to be thinking about the 2013 NFL draft. There is a solid group of seniors that will join NFL teams in 2013, and we need to start paying attention to these players on Saturdays.

We know that juniors always dominate the top of the draft, but there is a slew of very notable players on this year’s senior watch-list. Let’s take a look at the top 50 seniors in the nation.

1) Matt Barkley, QB, USC
2) Chance Warmack, OG, Alabama
3) Sylvester Williams, DT, North Carolina
4) John Jenkins, DT, Georgia
5) Quintin Williams, SS, Georgia
6) Jonathan Cooper, OG, North Carolina
7) Kawaan Short, DT, Purdue
8) Brennan Williams, OT, North Carolina
9) Barrett Jones, C, Alabama
10) Tim McDonald Jr., FS, USC
11) Erik Manuel, QB, Florida State
12) John Wetzel, OT, Boston College
13) Manti Te’o, ILB, Notre Dame
14) Christine Michael, RB, Texas A&M
15) Aaron Dobson, WR, Marshall
16) Jonathan Banks, CB, Mississippi State
17) Tyler Wilson, QB, Arkansas
18) Kenny Vaccaro, FS, Texas
19) Lawrence Warford, OG, Kentucky
20) Malliciah Goodman, DE, Clemson
21) Michael Mauti, LB, Penn State
22) Jawanza Starling, SS, USC
23) Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia
24) Ryan Lacy, CB, Utah
25) Marcus Davis, WR, Virginia Tech
26) Montee Ball, RB, Wisconsin
27) Brian Winters, OT, Kent State
28) Bradley McDougald, FS, Kansas
29) Brandon Jenkins, DE, Florida State
30) Khaseen Greene, LB, Rutgers
31) Dallas Thomas, OT, Tennessee
32) Raymond Graham, RB, Pittsburgh
33) Zac Dysert, QB, Miami-OH
34) Daimion Stafford, FS, Nebraska
35) Sheldon Price, CB, UCLA
36) Landry Jones, QB, Oklahoma
37) Nico Johnson, LB, ALabama
38) Khaled Holmes, C, UCLA
39) Jamal Miles, WR, Arizona State
40) Rex Burkhead, RB, Nebraska
41) Datone Jones, DE, UCLA
42) Sheld Richardson, DT, Missouri
43) Montori Hughes, DT, Tennessee-Martin
44) Dennard Robinson, ATH, Michigan
45) Jessie Williams, DT, Alabama
46) Brandon Magee, RB, Arizona State
47) Cobi Hamilton, WR, Arkansas
48) Everette Dawkins, DT, Florida State
49) Andre Ellington, RB, Clemson
50) Chris Gragg, TE, Arkansas