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After three years as a starter on LSU's offensive line, Will Clapp has announced that he will forgo his senior season and enter the 2018 NFL Draft.

The New Orleans native went public with his decision Thursday afternoon via Twitter:


Clapp joins underclassmen Arden Key, Kevin Toliver, Toby Weathersby, Donte Jackson, and Derrius Guice who have announced they're leaving early for the NFL draft.
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Solid as a Rock player. Got his degree and I expect a good draft position coming. I liked his dad as a player too, back in the 80's. Seems like a good TIGER family. Best of luck to you Will, with so many former Tigers in the league you're bound to be blocking for one of them!
Reply9 months
Ooh...that one hurts. Hate to lose Clapp.
Reply9 months
Did not see this coming.
Reply9 months
Ouch. We’re gonna be young again. I hope Brumfield comes back.
Reply9 months
Come on, people. This is what happens when you recruit elite players.... which is why you continue to reload.
Reply9 months
Good for him but very surprised.
Reply9 months
Kid started 3 years which is what a team gets from most quality players so "leaving early" isn't quite true. He's graduated so what's wrong with him leaving for his chosen profession? Isn't college to prepare you for your future? Leave these kids alone. Let him and them start healthy in the NFL.
Reply9 months
Booo, good luck
Reply9 months
Theses guys leave to early. He better have a good 40 time.
Reply9 months
At least you started drinking after noon...maybe
9 months
Greedy Williams gonna wear 18
Reply9 months
wish we could keep these athletes until their senior year like bama does with a lot of players
Reply9 months
Our players are smarter. Bama players play for free!
9 months
it's a sinking ship (i hope i'm wrong though), can't blame him for leaving early
Reply9 months
Best of luck to him but damn, this hurts. When you're breaking in new RB's and a new QB, an experienced OL goes a long way.
Reply9 months
Have a great career! In Atlanta......no doubt.
Reply9 months
Lol truth
9 months
Anyone else feel like players are jumping ship?
Reply9 months
ronk
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No. We knew Key, Guice, Tolliver, and Jackson were gone regardless of who the coach was. Weathersby has injury issues and needs to go pro now. Clapp has started for 3 years and has a lot of good film for the NFL to look at.
9 months
What would you do? $$$ or O
9 months
LSU has absolutely hemoraged players over the last 7 to 8 years. It had caused depth problems that are difficult to overcome with the scholarship limits.
Reply9 months
He is the last one, right? No one else should do this, right? C'mon!
Reply9 months
Brumfield the only one I know of left. And the way its going....yikes
9 months
Damn
Reply9 months
Ouch
Reply9 months
Best of luck, Will. The right decision, financially for this young man. LSU o-linemen have done very well in the pros, and I expect nothing different from Will! Thanks for being a Tiger!
Reply9 months
yeah maybe
9 months
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