As the college football season nears it close, numerous underclassmen players have an important decision to make.
The NFL offers promises of millions of dollars, possible fame and no more classes. Evidently, for some Ohio State players the promises of riches could not come soon enough.
On the other hand, there are some intangibles that the NFL cannot offer. There is something magical about the college game that professional football cannot match.
The fans are better. The players care more. There is true team spirit and camaraderie.
Still, with the NFL collective bargaining agreement and rookie salaries in question next year, many juniors may decide to skip their senior seasons for the security of a comfortable contract.
Here are the top 20 junior players who will declare for the 2011 NFL Draft.