Found January 09, 2013 on
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The Oklahoma Sooners continue to lose underclassmen to the NFL Draft.
Earlier this week wide receiver Kenny Stills and defensive back Tony Jefferson opted to skip their senior year with the Sooners and Wednesday linebacker Tom Wort joined them.
"We wish Tom the very best as he concludes his time at the University of Oklahoma," head coach Bob Stoops said. "Tom has earned his degree and informed me that he plans to declare for the NFL Draft."
The 6-0, 237-pound Wort started 33 games in his three years with the Sooners. He had 10 sacks in his three years and totaled more than 50 tackles in each of his three years.
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Middle linebacker Tom Wort will skip his senior season at Oklahoma and declare his eligibility for the NFL draft.
Coach Bob Stoops announced Wednesday that Wort would not be back for next season, noting that he had already earned his degree.
He's the third Oklahoma player who's leaving early, joining safety Tony Jefferson and receiver Kenny Stills.
Wort started 33 games...
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