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Major Wright is going pro

GAINESVILLE -- Florida junior safety Major Wright told The Miami Herald on Monday evening that he will enter the 2010 NFL Draft and forego his senior season of eligibility.
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"I'm going to the NFL," Wright said in a text message.
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A three-year starter at Florida, Wright was a mainstay for some of the best defenses in Florida football history. A devastating tackler since his days at St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Wright's most memorable hit of his college career came during the first quarter of the 2008 BCS national championship game on Oklahoma's first offensive series. Wright leveled Oklahoma receiver Manny Johnson on a fly pattern, setting the tone for the game. UF defeated Oklahoma 24-14.
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Wright finished his career at UF with 165 tackles, 10 passes defended, eight interceptions, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.

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In my opinion a mistake. He'll be a real late pick in the last 2 rounds at best and that's never worth leaving for. Best of luck and I hope I am wrong. MATT ELAM...FRONT AND CENTER!! YOU WANTED EARLY PLAYING TIME, NOW HERE'S YOUR OPPORTUNITY!!! LET'S SEE WHAT YA GOT!

I've read Major may not even go in round 2 so why would he go? You're going into a draft with Berry and Mays already ahead of you, why not try to get into round 1 next year? Huh, weird.

At least Elam will get his early playing time and don't forget about Will Hill, another 4/5-star guy.

so long major...u will be a good special teamer in the nfl...or maybe get a start in the cfl

And when is the deadline to withdrawl his name ?

I believe this one will head to the replay booth is coming back.

Hill to Free

Elam/Finley Strong

Black Slot Cover

with all DB positions 2-3 deep

Ahmad Black is the best tackler on the team and his experience will be invaluable next season for a young defense. He'll be playing one of the safety positions.

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Spring will be interesting . His leadership will be invaluable .

Collective bargaining thing going on leaves him no choice. He's got to go.

What's he got left to prove? He's started for three seasons and won a title. Just because he never got as much hype as other players doesn't mean he isn't as good and it's not like he needs more playing time. It's the right more, in my opinion. Anytime you can make money doing what you love, you do it.

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Thanks major for creaming the sooner player on the sideline and setting the tone for the rest of the 2008 bcs national title game

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