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Report: Dion Sims And William Gholston Joining Le'Veon Bell In The NFL Draft

No surprises.

Michigan State will have three players entering the NFL Draft, as junior defensive end William Gholston and junior tight end Dion Sims have informed Mark Dantonio they'll be leaving for the NFL, Spartan Nation reports. Running back Le'Veon Bell will also hang it up for the Spartans.

Gholston's decision to go pro could have to do with becoming a new father according to SB Nation. Gholston finished the season with 59 tackles and is projected as a third or fourth round draft pick.

Dion Sims is ranked fourth in the nation as a tight end and is expected to be an early pick with his 6-foot-5, 285-pound frame.

Le'Veon Bell's decision was the least surprising, as he finishes as Michigan State's all-time leading rusher. Bell suffered a shoulder injury in November and coming back for another season would mean risking another injury.

According to in an interview with Sirius XM radio, Mark Dantonio is looking forward to 2013. "Regardless of who leaves, we've got a great nucleus of young players back," Dantonio said.