LSU Football: 5 Reasons Why Russell Shepard Should Not Declare for the NFL Draft

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LSU Football: 5 Reasons Why Russell Shepard Should Not Declare for the NFL Draft
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Twitter is certainly taking over as a mainstay in today's social media world, but Russell Shepard's Twitter page might not bring good news to the LSU faithful.

"Thanks for your support Tiger Nation...but I have to do what's best for my family and myself...Geaux Tigers," read Shepard's Twitter account.

Now, it remains uncertain whether that means Shepard will be going pro or possibly transferring schools, but according to sources close to the situation, Shepard is indeed planing on entering his name into the NFL Draft.

While Shepard does possess outstanding athletic skills, he has certainly underachieved during his three years at LSU. With a poor junior season, it really dosen't make much sense for Shepard to turn pro right now.

Let's break down five reasons why Shepard should not declare for the NFL draft. 

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