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UA runs out of Coffee

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama running back Glen Coffee is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft.

The All-Southeastern Conference performer told the Mobile Press-Register on Friday that he's "gone."

He told the newspaper the NFL draft advisory board projected him as a mid-round pick.

Coffee is the second Crimson Tide offensive star to announce he's turning pro a year early.

All-America left tackle Andre Smith has also entered the draft.

Coffee ranked second in the SEC with 1,383 yards this season.

An Alabama spokesman couldn't immediately confirm Coffee's decision.

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