Nebraska defensive tackle Vincent Valentine announced he is leaving the Huskers to make himself available for the NFL draft.
As a junior this past season the Edwardsville, Illinois, native registered 10 tackles, including three sacks. He made his announcement via Twitter:
Valentine was an Honorable Mention Big Ten All-Freshman team selection following the 2013 season and becomes the second Husker defensive lineman to leave early for the NFL. Maliek Collins announced he was leaving early following Nebraska’s win over UCLA in the Foster Farms Bowl.