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DL Christian Wilkins skipping NFL draft, returning to Clemson for senior season

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Christian Wilkins. (Source: AP Images) Christian Wilkins. (Source: AP Images)
CLEMSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Two-time All-American defensive lineman Christian Wilkins is skipping the NFL draft and will be returning to Clemson for his senior season!

The current 6-foot-4, 300 pound junior from Springfield, Massachusetts made his decision Monday afternoon, and the announcement was posted on the Clemson Football Twitter.

Along with Wilkins, first-team All-American defensive ends Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant both announced they would return for 2018. Dexter Lawrence will be the fourth returning starter. Dexter will be a junior next year and was a first-team All-ACC performer in 2017 after being named a unanimous freshman All-American in 2016.

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