Miami CB Harris, Virginia DE Farr decide to apply for draft

Two players from the Atlantic Coast Conference expressed their intention to apply for the 2011 NFL Draft on Tuesday.

Miami cornerback Brandon Harris and Virginia defensive end Zane Farr each said they will forgo their final season of eligibility.

Harris based his decision largely on a review from the NFL Collegiate Advisory Committee. He has said he likely would leave school if told he was a first-round possibility. first reported Harris' choice.

Harris had 44 tackles this season for the Hurricanes, with a team-high 10 pass breakups and one interception.

Virginia officials said Parr told coach Mike London of his decision to withdraw from school and begin training for workouts for NFL scouts and the draft.

Parr started 10 of 12 games in 2010 and had 48 tackles, eight tackles for loss and two sacks. For his career, he appeared in 30 games and made 83 tackles, including 6.5 sacks.

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