Bradshaw, nation's sixth-leading rusher, to go pro

Marshall junior running back Ahmad Bradshaw will enter the NFL draft, sources close to Bradshaw said Monday.

Bradshaw had 1,523 yards rushing this season, an average of 126.9 per game, and 19 rushing touchdowns.

Bradshaw, 5-foot-11, 192 pounds, finished sixth in the nation in rushing and topped 100 yards in five of his last six games.

Bradshaw ran for 246 yards against UAB and 261 against UTEP.

Joe Schad is ESPN TV's national college football reporter.