Florida State RB James Wilder will reportedly enter NFL Draft

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Wilder was the Seminoles' third-leading rusher in 2013.

Florida State junior running back James Wilder will forego his senior season and enter the NFL Draftaccording to ESPN's Joe Schad.

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Wilder was third among Seminoles rushers in 2013, gaining 563 yards and eight touchdowns on 81 carries. He missed one game in October due to a concussion, but his 7.0 yards per carry ranked second on the team behind Karlos Williams, who averaged 8.0 yards on 91 rushes. Wilder had double-digit carries just twice this year, running 10 times against Pittsburgh and Florida. He gained 58 and 63 yards, respectively, against the Panthers and Gators.

Wilder received more of the load at running back in 2012, when he rushed 110 times for 635 yards and 11 scores. But Williams and Devonta Freeman moved past him on the depth chart him over the last few months. Freeman led the 'Noles with 1,016 yards and 14 TDs on 173 carries.

Listed at 6'2, 229 pounds, Wilder is expected to go off the board during the middle rounds this May.

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