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As expected, LSU pass rusher Arden Key will forgo his senior season to enter the 2018 NFL Draft. The 6-6, 250-pound Key is projected to be first-round draft pick despite a rocky junior season. Per The Advocate:
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Key, a Georgia native, set the single-season school sack record (12) in 2016 as a sophomore before a drama-filled junior year produced 4 sacks and five missed games. Coach Ed Orgeron announced earlier this month that Key would not participate in the Citrus Bowl against Notre Dame, citing his star’s health.

Key missed the final two games of the regular season with a knee injury, and he underwent surgery on a broken pinky finger immediately after the regular season.
The Lithonia, GA native went public with his draft decision on Twitter:

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Good luck!
Reply40 months
Nothing says sincerity like the notes app
Reply40 months
Yeah what the hell is with this? Why do they always use the note app?
40 months
Because its the "easiest" way to skip the twitter character limit. Just write what you want to say on the notes app and take a screenshot and upload the screenshot. Its definitely not formal looking but it works.
40 months
out of left field......
Reply40 months
Honey Badger 2.0, amazing freshman and sophomore years then the glorious green got the best of em. Hopefully he turns into a great pro like Mathieu. Good luck Key! It has been fun!
Reply40 months
“After much consideration”, last year I suspect. Had one breakout season and decided to ride that all the way to a first rd. draft pick. Can’t blame him. Big life changing money awaits. I just wish athletes would come out and say they’re going pro and it was an easy choice. I don’t hold anything against Arden and I wish him a long and prosperous career. Thanks for being a Tiger!
Reply40 months
Best of luck AK
Reply40 months
Thanks, Key. Good luck. Chains on up!
Reply40 months
*Chaisson
40 months
No big surprise. Unfortunately, he has all kinds of talent, but I look for him to go in the supplemental. Just a terrible year.
Reply40 months
BDJ
100
Rofl. You are special my dude. He is a top 15 pick.
40 months
No way he goes in top 15. Way to many unknowns with his work ethic, off field issues, and NFL already knows he can't play with more weight than he is carrying now...which makes him undersized for his position.
40 months
This has to be #FAKENEWS. I didn’t see this coming.
Reply40 months
Thanks for 2 good years of being a Tiger. Best of luck to you and family.
Reply40 months
Good luck
Reply40 months
Why is this even on the front page? This isn't news. It has been well known since before the season started.
Reply40 months
Maybe because it's actually happening now?
40 months
still not news worthy.
40 months
What! This is so unexpected!
Reply40 months
Im glad he did!! His lack of effort with all that talent is horrendous! Gave up his on his junior campaign for a check smh!!!
Reply40 months
wow! what a surprise - never seen that coming. I wonder if he's aware that you have to attend practice in the NFL?
Reply40 months
Won't be playing for free anymore. He'll get there.
40 months
I am shocked.....
Reply40 months
Good riddance
Reply40 months
Best of luck to him, he needed another year. He will drop on draft night.
Reply40 months
Good luck Key. Thanks for being a Tiger. Go make us proud!
Reply40 months
Best of luck to him. My son watches games with me and AK and DG are the players he knows. He will be missed.
Reply40 months
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