2016 NFL Draft: 6 Buckeyes Who Could Leave College Early

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Aug 7, 2015; Canton, OH, USA; General view of 2015 NFL draft selection cards of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (

Jameis Winston

), Tennessee Titans (

Marcus Mariota

) and Jacksonville Jaguars (Dante Fowler). Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Speculation for the 2016 NFL Draft will start ramping up as the college football season winds down, and these Ohio State University underclassmen have some decisions to make about their pro future.

With only The Game left on the regular-season schedule for the Ohio State, there are quite a few talented Buckeyes that will have a difficult decision to make as the 2016 NFL Draft looms in the not-to-distant future. While it’s a no-brainer for many seniors to look to the NFL after becoming the winningest class in school history, there are some underclassman that will have seen their names on mock draft boards that might want to realize their NFL dreams a year or two early.

Which players can make the jump that should? What factors will weigh heavily on their decisions? Well, let’s take a look.

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