Tuesday December 23rd, 2014

LSU cornerback Jalen Collins will enter the 2015 NFL draft, while defensive back Jalen Mills will return to the school next season, reports The Times-Picayune.

According to the report, Collins received a favorable draft grade from the NFL Advisory Committee and Mills did not. 

Collins has recorded 33 tackles and grabbed one interception in 2014, his junior season. The 6-foot-2 CB has 85 tackles and three interceptions in his career with the Tigers, and was named Freshman All-SEC by coaches in 2012. 

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Mills, a junior who stands at 6-foot-0, has 54 tackles with one interception this season. He has 178 tackles and six interceptions during his three years at LSU. 

According to the Times-Picayune, Tigers defensive end Danielle Hunter, linebacker Kwon Alexander and offensive linemen Jerald Hawkins and Vadal Alexander are all considering entering the draft.

No. 22 LSU (8-4) plays Notre Dame at the Music City Bowl in Nashville on Dec. 30. 

- Molly Geary

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