Georgia Tech receiver Calvin Johnson announced that he will enter the NFL draft, giving up his final college season for the chance to be one of the top players selected.
The decision was hardly a surprise. Johnson had long been expected to pass up his senior season with the Yellow Jackets, and he did little to change that perception during a brilliant junior year.
Johnson was chosen to The Associated Press All-America team and won the Biletnikoff Award as the nation's top receiver.
The Maryland Terrapins football program will send six seniors to postseason all-star games over the next month, with three seeing action in this weekend's Cornerstone Bancard Hula Bowl.
DL Conrad Bolston, OT Stephon Heyer and LB David Holloway are all scheduled to play in Sunday's Hula Bowl in Honolulu (8:30 p.m. ET/ESPN), while P Adam Podlesh and CB Josh Wilson are slated to take part in the prestigious Under Armour Senior Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 27 in Mobile, Ala. (4 p.m. ET/NFL Network). The Senior Bowl annually features the top talent in the nation.
QB Sam Hollenbach will also have a chance to show his skills when he plays in the inaugural Texas vs. the Nation game on Friday, Feb. 2 in El Paso, Texas (9 p.m. ET/CSTV). The game pits players from the state of Texas vs. those from