USC center Marcus Martin going pro

Updated: December 27, 2013, 5:10 PM ET
By Garry Paskwietz | ESPN.com

USC junior center Marcus Martin will forgo his final year of eligibility with the Trojans to declare for the NFL draft, he announced Friday.

"I will not be coming back for the 2014 season," Martin said on his Instagram account. "I have decided to move on to the NFL and declare for the draft. Thank you Trojan Family for all that you've done for me! This will be a season I will never forget as long as I live and I wanna thank the coaches, my teammates and the fans for all that we've endured ...

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