Buckeyes DT Hankins enters draft

Ohio State defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins announced Monday he will enter the 2013 NFL Draft.

Hankins started each game his final two seasons at Ohio State and finished his career with 138 tackles and five sacks.

"My three years at the Ohio State University have provided amazing experiences for me, and they are years I will never forget or take for granted," Hankins said. "My plans are to return to finish my degree and to continue to be a part of this brotherhood of Buckeyes."

As a junior, Hankins totaled 55 tackles, including four for a loss, and helped Ohio State end its season 12-0.