COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Standout Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith will enter the NFL draft.
Smith, a redshirt sophomore from Raytown, Mo., set a school single-season record with 11 1/2 sacks his freshman season and was Big 12 Conference defensive freshman and newcomer of the year. Last season, he missed three games with a broken leg and had 5 1/2 sacks along with 48 tackles, 10 of them for loss.
Like quarterback Blaine Gabbert, who made himself available for the NFL draft on Monday, Smith will forgo his final two seasons of college eligibility.
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