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LeSean McCoy runs from Pitt to the NFL.

Despite what has been reported, speculated and believed to be the truth from the outset, LeSean McCoy's mother, Daphne, said she never pushed him toward declaring for the NFL Draft, but the Pitt sophomore decided Wednesday to go in that direction anyway and forgo his junior season with the Panthers.

This year's version of the annual NFL Draft is April 25-26. Thursday is the final day that underclassmen like Pittsburgh tailback LeSean McCoy can declare for the draft. "I just wanted him to go in the direction that his heart told him to go,'' Mrs. McCoy said. "I told him that he had to weigh everything out, because once he made that decision he can't go back. The biggest thing for him was that... Recommended Stories

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