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             === Michigan State DE Gholston to enter NFL Draft ===
 
 East  Lansing, MI  (Sports Network)  -  Michigan State  defensive end  William
 Gholston announced he will forgo his senior season to enter the NFL Draft.
 
 Two  other juniors -  running back Le'Veon Bell and tight end Dion Sims - also
 disclosed they will be skipping their final season of eligibility to turn pro.
 
 Gholston  led the Spartans  in tackles for loss (13 for 49 yards), sacks (4.5)
 and pass break-ups (10).
 
 Bell rushed for 3,346 yards and 33 TDs in 40 career games. That includes 1,793
 yards with 12 TDs this season.
 
 "This  was  the hardest  decision of  my life," Bell  said. "It's difficult to
 leave  my teammates and coaches as well as Spartan Nation, but I couldn't pass
 on pursuing my dream and the opportunity to change my mom's life."
 
 Sims had 36 catches for 475 yards with a pair of scores this season.
 
 The deadline for underclassmen to declare themselves eligible for the 2013 NFL
 Draft is Tuesday, Jan. 15.
 
 
 01/05 20:37:56 ET