The South Carolina football team held its first bowl game practice today and the real news item coming out of that event was the fact that five juniors on the team are eyeing the NFL.The players are: Defensive end Devin Taylor, cornerback Stephon Gilmore, wide reciever Alshon Jeffery, safety D.J. Swearinger and safety DeVonte Holloman.All five have submitted paperwork to the NFL’s underclassman advisory committee to determine their draft status. Concluding the 2011 regular season, Jeffery and Gilmore were the only ones from the group widely expected to be first-or second-round selections. Those too are the most likely to leave.Here is how we see it:
All but goneAlshon Jeffery95% certain to leaveStephon Gilmore60/40 split on choice, depends on draft statusDevin TaylorOnly if Projected in top three rounds so likely to stay as one more year can helpD.J. SearingerDeVonte HollomanOne thing is for sure, they should hear back from the committee by early January.