Cincinnati wide receiver Vidal Hazelton is a name I missed when I went through the initial list of Big East Conference underclassmen entering the 2011 NFL Draft.
I could be forgiven for missing him, though, since Hazelton played just one game for Cincinnati after transferring from USC after the 2008 season. He tore the ACL in his left knee halfway through the first game, and never played again.
So, Hazelton is entering the draft despite really not having played football since the 2008 season.
Where he gets drafted, or even if anyone drafts him, is really impossible to say at this point. Hazelton has reportedly hired a personal trainer to help him prepare for the draft. A little film to show scouts and general managers would probably serve him better.
Players have until Saturday to declare for the draft. After that, they have 72 hours to rescind that decision if they have declared.