Sources: Mark Ingram enters draft

Updated: January 7, 2011, 10:15 AM ET
By Joe Schad | ESPN.com

Alabama running back Mark Ingram and defensive end Marcell Dareus will announce at a news conference Friday that they plan to enter the NFL draft, multiple sources said Thursday.

Alabama wide receiver Julio Jones is likely to follow, though he has not decided yet, sources said.

Ingram, the 2009 Heisman Trophy winner, is No. 24 in Todd McShay's Top 32. The 5-foot-10, 215-pound running back had 875 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns this season.

Dareus is No. 8 on Todd McShay's Top 32.

Dareus, 6-3, 303 pounds, had 33 tackles and five sacks this season and 33 tackles and six sacks last season.

Joe Schad is a college football reporter for ESPN.com.

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