Penn State Running Back Declares for NFL Draft

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And then there were five.

Penn State running back Miles Sanders announced he will not return to school for his senior season and declare for the NFL Draft.

Sanders totaled 1,274 yards rushing this season as his first year as the team’s feature running back. He also rushed for nine touchdowns. He also had 24 catches for 139 yards.

Sanders spent time behind now New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley before moving into the starting role this season.

Sanders become the fifth Penn State player to declare for the draft in the last two days including Altoona native Kevin Givens.

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