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Longhorns' Thomas Going Pro

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas All-America safety Earl Thomas is leaving school after his sophomore season to enter the NFL draft.

Thomas announced his decision Friday night, nearly 24 hours after Texas lost to Alabama 37-21 in the BCS championship game. Thomas, a Thorpe Award finalist this season, set a Texas record with eight interceptions this season.