Fairley following Newton to the NFL

nick-fairley-1It was announced today by Nick Fairley that he would forego his senior season at Auburn and head to the NFL along with his Heisman winning quarterback, Cam Newton.

With winning the National Championship, the Defensive MVP in the Championship and winning the Lombardi Award this year, Fairley feels he doesn’t have anything left to accomplish at Auburn.  Many compare Fairley to Ndamukong Suh from Nebraska last year and like Suh, he is an early prediction for the number overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.

Fairley made announced his decision today at his high school in Mobile, Alabama after making the final decision just hours earlier.

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