Jones, Ingram and Dareus headed to NFL

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) – Three of the University of Alabama's star football players have announced their intentions to enter the NFL draft now that their junior years are through.

Wide receiver Julio Jones, defensive lineman Marcell Dareus and Heisman-winning running back Mark Ingram were announced to be leaving the Crimson Tide by head football coach Nick Saban at a news conference on Friday at noon.

Dareus is expected to be a top ten pick in the draft. Jones and Ingram are expected to be mid-round picks.

On a high note for the Tide, linebacker Dont'a Hightower will be returning for another year.

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