Posted January 04, 2013 on AP on Fox
No. 4 Florida is losing at least three underclassmen to the NFL. Tight end Jordan Reed, the team's leading receiver this season, declared for the NFL draft Friday. He joined safety Matt Elam and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd as Florida players skipping their senior season. Reed, a junior from New London, Conn., had 45 receptions for 559 yards and three touchdowns this season. He was a first-team, All-SEC selection by The Associated Press. ''I've enjoyed four good years at Florida, but I feel that now is the right time to pursue my dream of playing in the NFL,'' Reed said in a statement released by the school. Floyd and Elam announced their intentions following a 33-23 loss to Louisville in the Sugar Bowl on Wednesday night. Defensive end Dominique Easley said he was unsure about his plans. ''It's been a dream for all three of these players to pursue a career in the NFL and now they are all getting a chance to realize that dream,'' coach Will Muschamp said. ''We are very thankf...
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