Wake Forest WR Greg Dortch leaving early for NFL draft

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest receiver Greg Dortch says he is skipping his final two college seasons and entering the NFL draft.

Dortch announced his decision Sunday night, a day after the Demon Deacons beat Memphis 37-34 in the Birmingham Bowl.

Coach Dave Clawson said in a statement issued by the school that he supports the move and called Dortch “an exceptional player.”

The AP All-America second-team selection as an all-purpose player had a team-best 89 receptions for 1,078 yards and eight touchdowns despite regularly drawing double teams during his redshirt sophomore season.

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He missed the final five games of last season with an abdominal injury, then missed the bowl game with a hand injury.

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