Alabama Stars Trent Richardson And Dre Kirkpatrick Declare For 2012 NFL Draft

Friday January 13th, 2012

Alabama stars Trent Richardson and Dre Kirkpatrick have declared for the 2012 NFL Draft, according to USA Today.

"It's a sad time and happy time.  I am going to leave here and try to represent Alabama in a Class A way going into the NFL draft." Richardson said of his decision, according to USA Today.

"It's a blessing for them to open their doors to me and my family,"  Kirkpatrick also said.

Richardson finished with a total of 3,130 rushing yards and 42 touchdowns in his career,  Kirkpatrick had a total of three interceptions and 86 tackles.

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