The exciting dual-threat quarterback is bypassing his senior season at Baylor and is projected to be one of the top picks in April.
The news came Tuesday, exactly a month after Griffin became the first Baylor player to win college football’s highest individual honor.
ESPN, citing an anonymous family source, first reported that Griffin was going pro and in the final stages of picking an agent.
A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that Griffin opted to declare for the draft. The person spoke Tuesday night on condition of anonymity because the quarterback had not yet made an official announcement.
Baylor officials had indicated this week the possibility of a news conference on campus as early as Wednesday. There was still nothing officially scheduled Tuesday night.
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