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Auburn star to declare for NFL draft

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Auburn running back, Tre Mason has declared for the NFL draft according to reports today.

In a statement, Mason said "After all the thought, talking to family and friends... I'm going to declare for 2014 NFL draft." The University revealed the decision via their twitter account.

The Florida born speedster rushed for 1,816 yards and 23 touchdowns last year, breaking Bo Jackson's single-season school record.

Mason was the MVP in the SEC championship game and was voted a first team All-American on 2013.

His last game for the Tigers was a 34-31 defeat to Florida State in the National Championship game. In that game the 20 year old Junior rushed for 195 yards and a touchdown.

It is thought that Mason, who was on the Heisman Trophy shortlist this year will be drafted in the second round. He is currently ranked by as the second best running back after Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey.

Mason ends his career at Auburn with 2,979 rushing yards and 33 total touchdowns.

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