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USC Safety Dion Bailey Will Enter 2014 NFL Draft

After starting for the Trojans for three years USC safety Dion Bailey has decided to declare for the 2014 NFL draft.

USC safety Dion Bailey has announced that he will enter the 2014 NFL Draft. The redshirt-junior has already received his degree from USC graduating from the school of Public Policy. Bailey held a press conference and made the announcement on Monday.

Bailey was a three year starter at USC and played both linebacker and safety. This past season Bailey led the team in interceptions with five and had 61 tackles. He also racked up 6.5 tackles for a loss, six pass deflections and a forced fumble.

USC safety Dion Bailey finishes his career at USC with 222 tackles and 11 interceptions.
USC safety Dion Bailey finishes his career at USC with 222 tackles and 11 interceptions.

"I would like to thank the Trojan family for all the support throughout my time here at USC," Bailey posted on his instagram account.

"Without the teammates, coaches, and administration I had here, this opportunity would not be possible. Now I get to go live out my dream!! This is the best day of my life."

Earlier this month, Bailey was named to the All-Pac-12 second team by the league's coaches. In his last game as a Trojan Bailey recorded four tackles as USC defeated Fresno State 45-20 in the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl.

The 6'0, 200-pound defender finishes his career at USC with 222 tackles and 11 interceptions. 

NFL scouts are still waiting to hear from other USC draft-eligible players such as: wide receiver Marqise Lee, cornerback Josh Shaw, linebacker Hayes Pullard, center Marcus Martin and defensive end George Uko.

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