Ohio State RB Chris "Beanie" Wells has decided to give up his senior year in Columbus to declare for the draft. Cue the hype machine!
Wells rushed for 1,197 yards and eight touchdowns for the Buckeyes during the 2008 season. He ran the ball 16 times for 106 yards in the team's 24-21 loss to Texas in the Fiesta Bowl Monday. He finished his career ranked No. 4 in school history with 3,382 yards, and had 30 career touchdowns.
Wells is considered a Top 3 running back in the draft, with many mock drafts having him going in the middle of the first round to Tampa Bay or Arizona. I think both those teams are possible targets, but I also think it's possible that local teams Cleveland (Pick 5) or Cincinnati (Pick 6) could trade down in an attempt to get him. They need to do something to put butts in the seats.