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Demaryius Thomas entering NFL draft

ATLANTA (AP) - Demaryius Thomas says he is leaving Georgia Tech

to enter the NFL draft.

Thomas, a junior wide receiver, announced his decision on


At 6-foot-3 and 230 pounds, Thomas is an unusually big receiver

with good speed. He led the Yellow Jackets with 46 receptions and

led the Atlantic Coast Conference with 1,154 yards receiving and

about 25 yards per catch this season.

He caught passes in 29 straight games before he was shut out in

Georgia Tech's 24-14 Orange Bowl loss to Iowa on Tuesday.

Georgia Tech is awaiting announcements from at least three more

highly rated juniors: defensive end Derrick Morgan, running back

Jonathan Dwyer and safety Morgan Burnett. Morgan and Dwyer are

rated as probable first-round picks.

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