Craig Heyward, running back at the University...

Craig Heyward, running back at the University of Pittsburgh, said he would skip his senior season and petition the National Football League to conduct a supplemental draft. Heyward cannot be selected in the NFL's regular April draft because he has college eligibility remaining.

Heyward said he needed the money, since he is from a low-income family of eight and is a father himself. He also said he was frustrated by the way the university handled a recent incident in which he was arrested after an altercation with campus police.

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