Le Kevin Smith stays for Senior Season

Nebraska Defensive Tackle LeKevin Smith made the following statement today in regards to the possibility of leaving Nebraska early to enter the NFL Draft.

"I have decided to return for my senior year as a Nebraska Cornhusker and not enter the 2005 NFL Draft. The team, and especially the defensive line, has a chance to do great things next season and I want to be a key part of that success. I look forward to my role as a senior leader on this team as we work for a championship this year. I also want to help develop leaders for the future of this football program.

I know I will benefit from another year at the college level and the opportunity to mature, get stronger, and gain more experience. I feel I have a lot more that I can learn from Coach Callahan and Coach Blake. I am also looking forward to finishing my degree in construction management.

I also want to wish Josh Bullocks and Fabian Washington the best as they pursue their goal of playing in the NFL."

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