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NFL-bound Buck Allen's patience rewarded

With the news that Buck Allen has declared for the NFL draft, the Trojans have lost their most productive running back in the last decade.

"This was a tough decision for me,” Allen said in a statement released by the university. “I went home to Florida and talked it over with my family. I am proud to have been the first one in my family to have gone to college, and I've been blessed to say I played football in college. Now I'm ready to take it to the next level. Every kid dreams of this moment.”