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LSU Linebacker Patrick Queen declares for NFL Draft, as does Grant Delpit

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – JANUARY 13: Patrick Queen #8 of the LSU Tigers celebrates with the trophy after defeating the Clemson Tigers 42-25 in the College Football Playoff National Championship game at Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 13, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

LSU Linebacker, Patrick Queen is going pro.

On his Twitter account, Queen said “After much thought, the time has come for me to pursue my next goal. I am officially announcing my decision to enter the NFL draft this spring.”

Queen finished with 85 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, three sacks, an interception and two pass breakups on the year. In the 42-25 win over Clemson, Queen racked up eight tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and a half-sack. He was also named the Defensive MVP for the National Championship game.

Junior safety Grant Delpit released a statement on Twitter, thanking Tiger Nation, coaches, teammates and family. He also declared he is entering the NFL draft.

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