Alabama's wide receiver Calvin Ridley declares for the draft

Alabama's wide receiver Calvin Ridley declares for the draft

The Alabama junior receiver who supplanted his name all over program record books has chosen to forgo his final season of college eligibility and enter the 2018 NFL Draft, Ridley announced on his personal Twitter account.

Ridley was big in Alabama's 26-23 win over Georgia.

Harris was ranked as the No. 5 draft-eligible running back by Kiper.

Ridley has 2,781 yards receiving with 19 touchdowns in three seasons with the Crimson Tide.

"Having been thoroughly prepared for that next step", he wrote, "I am truly ready".

No player boosted his stock at the end of the season more than Payne, who earned defensive MVP honors in both the national title game as well as the Alabama's semifinal win over Clemson.

The Crimson Tide have now won five national titles during head coach Nick Saban's tenure and have made it to six title games, falling to Clemson last season.

Damien Harris is coming off of his second straight 1,000 yard campaign. He rushed for 113 TDs and more than 6,700 yards while at Madison Southern, and was named the Paul Hornung Award victor for the 2014 season.

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