Tough Break

The <!--Default NodeId For Chicago is 115,2005--><A HREF=>Chicago</A> Bears will consider several players with their fourth pick in April's draft, but none might have had the instant impact that <!--Default NodeId For Miami is 673,2005--><A HREF=>Miami</A> running back <!--Default NodeId For Willis McGahee is 301663,2002--><A HREF=[PlayerNode:301663]>Willis McGahee</A>, who had surgery Sunday on two torn ligaments in his left knee.

McGahee, who ran for a school-record 1,686 yards and 27 touchdowns, suffered the injury early in the fourth quarter of Friday's Tostitos Fiesta Bowl loss to Ohio State.

Although, McGahee is expected to make a full recovery his chances of leaving school early for the draft are all but gone.

Still, a source close to McGahee said there is still a shot that McGahee might declare for the draft, but that would be a major risk considering his medical history.

McGahee had torn the ACL in the same knee during his senior season at Miami Central High School. His rehabilitation lasted seven months.

University of Florida quarterback Rex Grossman has decided to forego his final season of college eligibility.

Grossman adds another signal caller to a potentially strong QB class. The two top quarterbacks are USC's Carson Palmer and Marshall's Byron Leftwich both will go in the top five.

However, after that there are several players that will go in the first three rounds, but the order is yet to be determined.

Grossman will not be a first round pick and if the Bears decide to go in another direction in the first-round then he could be available in the following rounds.

In three college seasons, Grossman completed 677 of 1,110 passes for 9,164 yards, with 77 touchdown passes and 36 interceptions. A Bloomington, Ind., native, Grossman was the Heisman Trophy runner-up in 2001 and posted a 23-9 record as a starter.

This season, Grossman completed 287 of 503 passes for 3,402 yards, with 22 touchdown passes and 17 interceptions.

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