Patrick Peterson going into draft

Updated: January 10, 2011, 8:11 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU star cornerback Patrick Peterson will enter the NFL draft.

Peterson announced his plans Monday at a news conference with coach Les Miles.

The 6-foot-1, 222-pound junior, who also handled kickoff and punt returns, routinely covered opponents' top receivers one-on-one and is widely projected to be a first-round pick. He had four interceptions and returned two punts for touchdowns.

"I pretty much achieved all my goals here," said Peterson, who won ...

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