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LSU CB Tharold Simon to enter NFL Draft

Tharold Simon Tharold Simon will enter the NFL Draft. (Wesley Hitt, Getty Images)

Louisiana State junior cornerback Tharold Simon will declare for the NFL Draft, the player announced Monday. Simon played in every game for the 10-3 Tigers, who lost the Chick-Fil-A Bowl to Clemson on New Year's Eve.

Simon had a season-high seven tackles in the big game, to go with 37 combined tackles on the year and four interceptions.

"I have loved every minute of being a LSU Tiger, and my heart will always remain at this incredible institution," said Simon in comments tweeted by ESPN's Joe Schad.