Luke Kuechly will enter NFL draft

Updated: January 6, 2012, 10:54 PM ET
By Jack McCluskey | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The longstanding fears of Boston College football fans have been realized: linebacker Luke Kuechly has decided to forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft.

Kuechly, a two-time All-America selection, announced the decision in a conference call with reporters Friday night. He said it was an opportunity he couldn't pass up.

"It was a really tough decision," he said. "I think there were two things that were weighing on me both ways. This is something I've always ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • KG Matinee
    KG returns to Boston today for a matchup between two teams battling for an edge in the division.
  • Something To Play For?
    Nothing is at stake Sunday, but the Patriots will nevertheless be looking to rediscover some consistency on offense.
  • Top Storylines Of 2014
    Boston's flagship franchises headed in opposite directions in 2014.
  • Stay Away From Shields?
    We've heard you, Red Sox fans: You want an ace. So how about James Shields? That's risky business.
  • Two Of A Kind
    The Patriots and Spurs have followed similar paths to success.