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Just days after Alabama shut out LSU in the BCS Championship game 21-0, the Crimson Tide will be losing their best players on both sides of the field to the NFL next season. Running back Trent Richardson and cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick announced Thursday that they will both be entering the 2012 NFL draft. “To leave [...]
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Cornerback Morris Claiborne and defensive lineman Michael Brockers decide to head to the pros and leave LSU early for the NFL draft.
All-American running back Trent Richardson and All-American cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick announced they will be forgoing their final year of eligibility at Alabama and entering the 2012 NFL Draft. Both were part of a pair of national championship teams in three years in Tuscaloosa.
Alabama junior cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick and junior running back Trent Richardson announced Thursday that they will be entering the 2012 National Football League Draft. In addition, junior linebacker Dont'a Hightower has decided he will also declare for the draft.
Two people familiar with the decision say LSU All-American cornerback Morris Claiborne has decided to leave school a year early to enter the NFL draft. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because LSU has not announced Claiborne's decision. LSU has scheduled a press conference Thursday afternoon with coach Les Miles.
Morris Claiborne may be the second LSU cornerback in as many years to go in the top five of the NFL Draft. Claiborne will announce he’s going pro Thursday, according to the Associated Press. Some analysts believe Claiborne could be a better prospect than Patrick Peterson a year ago. No matter who you prefer, Claiborne’s…
LSU All-American cornerback Morris Claiborne has decided to leave school a year early to enter the NFL draft, said two people familiar with the decision.
Two people familiar with the decision say LSU All-American cornerback Morris Claiborne has decided to leave school a year early to enter the NFL draft.
What if both are available at No. 4? Both are among top draft prospects, analysts say. Sources say LSU's Claiborne will enter the draft. Baylor's Griffin announced on Wednesday that he will.