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Derek Barnett Thanks Tennessee, Enters NFL Draft

Tennessee defensive lineman Derek Barnett thanked the university.

Derek Barnett is set to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. The star defensive lineman took to Twitter to thank the University of Tennessee for his three years with the team.

Barnett recorded his 33rd sack in the Music City Bowl against Nebraska, moving him past Reggie White for the most in Tennessee football history.

Barnett will likely be a top-ten pick in this year's draft, and put together a stellar career with the Volunteers. In three season with Tennessee, Barnett racked up 198 total tackles, including 52 tackles for loss. The defensive end also forced three fumbles, recovered two fumbles, and intercepted a pass.