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EAST LANSING, Mich. Michigan State defensive end William Gholston, despite reports that he had informed Spartans coach Mark Dantonio he was leaving, had not confirmed his decision to forego his junior season as both MSU tailback LeVeon Bell and tight end Dion Sims had on Thursday.
But recently, via his Twitter account @Will_Gholston2, he tweeted: I love my SPARTANDAWGS and the entire SpartanNation. I talked with Coach D and Duzz (defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi) about my choice to forgo the upcoming season.
Gholston, from Detroit Southeastern High, had 59 tackles, 13 tackles for losses, three sacks, one safety and one interception in 2012.
ESPN Scouts Inc. listed Bell the No. 2 running back in the draft and No. 81 overall prospect, while it had Sims the No. 4 tight end and No. 77 overall. NFLDraftScout.com had Gholston ranked 10th among defensive ends, and he has been projected to go as high as the second round or as low as the fourth round.
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EAST LANSING — After finishing their disappointing season with a 17-16 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl victory over TCU, the Michigan State Spartans received news that running back Le’Veon Bell, defensive end William Gholston and tight end Dion Sims will skip their senior seasons and enter the 2013 NFL Draft.
This is the first time since 1999 that the Spartans have sent multiple underclassmen...
Michigan State defensive end William Gholston is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft.
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Today, Michigan State juniors William Gholston, Le’Veon Bell and Dion Sims all declared for the NFL Draft. I brought in Chris Vannini and Mike Wilson from The Only Colors to discuss whether they made the right decision or not.
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Michigan State defensive lineman William Gholston officially announced his intentions to enter the 2013 NFL Draft on Saturday, via a letter released by the athletic department.
In it, Gholston thanked the Spartans fans for their support, then explained his decision.
Here’s the text of the letter, courtesy of BTN.com:
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone...
Michigan State defensive end William Gholston releases the following open letter about his decision to forgo his senior season.
Friday saw another of Mark Dantonio’s top performers make public his decision to forgo his final year at Michigan State as defensive end William Gholston used Twitter to let Spartan fans know his decision.
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The decision for Bell to enter...
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