Alabama's McClain, Florida's Dunlap Lead Slew Of Players Declaring For NFL Draft

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Florida Defensive End Carlos Dunlap Headed To The Draft

University of Florida’s star defensive end Carlos Dunlap did what was long expected today by declaring for the NFL Draft.

Dunlap, who is one of the top-rated defensive ends in the draft, enjoyed a successful yet troubled time a Florida, culminating with a December DUI arrest and subsequent suspension from the SEC Championship Game.

Joining Dunlap in the draft will be safety Major Wright and center Maurkice Pouncey. Interestingly, however, Maurkice’s brother Mike will stay at Florida for his senior season.

All three Gators could be first or second round picks.

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Trio Of Yellow Jackets Declare For The Draft

Three Georgia Tech juniors are headed to the NFL. Safety Morgan Burnett, defensive end Derrick Morgan and running back Jonathan Dwyer all declared for the draft today.

Morgan, who is projected by many as the top defensive end in the draft, is the only one of the three that has signed an agent.

Morgan and Dwyer, the two-time defending ACC player of the year, are both projected to be first round picks. Burnett is projected to be a mid-round selection.

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Alabama LB Rolando McClain Declares For NFL Draft

It's that time of year -- the time when talented underclassmen bolt the college gridiron for the NFL. According to ESPN's Joe Schad, junior Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain is the latest non-senior to join the draft pool, leaving the Crimson Tide after quarterbacking their defense to a dominating season and national title.

McClain won acclaim as the top collegiate linebacker this season, taking home the Butkus award, as well as being called one of the "smartest players" Nick Saban has ever coached. The noted film junkie is expected to be a high first-round pick (H/T Arrowhead Pride).

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