A pass rushing phenom, Nebraska DE Randy Gregory has made quarterbacks’ lives miserable for two straight seasons.
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Nebraska Cornhuskers star DE Randy Gregory will forego his Senior season and declare for the 2015 NFL draft.
“I’m ready for the next challenge in my life,” Gregory said in an email to ESPN. “I look forward to the coaching I will receive and the chance to push myself alongside the best players in the world. Thank you to my coaches from all levels, the Nebraska fans, my teammates, and my family who have supported me from the start.”
Gregory was a first-team All-Big Ten pick as a junior after leading the Cornhuskers with seven sacks. He was fourth on the team with 54 tackles, including 10 for losses. He also blocked two kicks. He missed or was limited in four games because of injury.
Considered one of the nation’s top pass rushers, the 6-6, 240-pound Gregory finished his two-year Nebraska career with 17.5 sacks and 26.0 tackles for a loss after transferring from Arizona Western Community College in 2013.
Gregory is predicted by many to be a Top 5 overall pick, and could very well be the first defensive player taken in the draft.
Among teams that could potentially be in the market for Gregory are the Tennessee Titans, Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Jets, Chicago Bears and Oakland Raiders – all of whom pick in the top 7.