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Ohio State S Vonn Bell declares for the 2016 NFL Draft

The former 5-star product from Georgia will now hunt for interceptions in the NFL.

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After a stellar three seasons at Ohio State, Vonn Bell has decided to enter the 2016 NFL Draft. Bell's 2015 efforts earned him 1st Team AP All-American honors.

A member of the 2013 recruiting class, Bell was the 2nd ranked safety in the country by the 247Sports Composite and shocked many by choosing the Buckeyes over Tennessee and Georgia, among others, on National Signing Day. While he didn't immediately earn playing time, Bell made his first big impact in the 2014 Orange Bowl with his spectacular goal line interception.

Bell's comments on his decision, via ESPN's Austin Ward:

The splash plays continued throughout his career, as the junior leaves Ohio State with nine career interceptions and two touchdowns, in addition to 15 passes broken up. The Buckeyes will now more than likely turn to 2016 junior Erick Smith to take Bell's place.