GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida All-American tight end Aaron
Hernandez is leaving school early and entering the NFL draft.
Hernandez made his announcement Wednesday. He is the second
Florida underclassman to make the jump to the NFL, joining
cornerback Joe Haden. Several more could join them, including
defensive end Carlos Dunlap and offensive linemen Mike and Maurkice
Hernandez had a team-high 68 receptions for 850 yards and five
touchdowns this season. He became the first Southeastern Conference
player to win the Mackey Award, given annually to the nation's top
Hernandez finished his career with 111 catches for 1,382 yards
and 12 touchdowns.
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