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Indiana football linebacker Micah McFadden declares for the NFL Draft

Then-junior linebacker Micah McFadden puts his fist in the air in the first quarter of the game against Michigan State on Nov. 14, 2020, in Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. McFadden declared for the NFL Draft on Tuesday.
Then-junior linebacker Micah McFadden puts his fist in the air in the first quarter of the game against Michigan State on Nov. 14, 2020, in Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. McFadden declared for the NFL Draft on Tuesday.

Indiana football senior linebacker Micah McFadden declared for the 2022 NFL Draft on Tuesday, according to a post from his Twitter account.

McFadden was named second-team All-Big Ten following the 2021 season and was first-team in 2020. The senior led Indiana in tackles with 77 and sacks with 6.5 in 2021. He also led the team in tackles in 2019 and 2020.

He was named a team captain for the 2020 and 2021 seasons and earned the team’s Anthony Thompson Most Valuable Player award following the 2020 season.

McFadden attended Plant High School in Tampa, Florida, alongside future Indiana teammates seniors Thomas Allen and Juwan Burgess. Coming out of high school, McFadden was ESPN’s No. 93 outside linebacker nationally.

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