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Gainesville High grad entering NFL draft
Claytor played for 3 years on Yellow Jackets OL
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Georgia Tech junior offensive tackle Nick Claytor, a Gainesville High graduate, announced on Wednesday that he plans to forego his senior season and enter the 2011 NFL Draft.

Claytor, 6-6, 285, started 10 games and helped the Yellow Jackets lead the nation in rushing offense in 2010. He played in 35 career games and started 15 times.

At Gainesville High, Claytor was considered one of the top offensive line prospects in the state in the Class of 2007 and redshirted as a true freshman with the Yellow Jackets. Claytor’s first career start came Nov. 1, 2008 against Florida State.

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