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Niyo: Michigan State's Cody White making 'leap of faith' to grab NFL dream

Cody White knows what you’re probably thinking. In this age of social media, it’s not hard to tell, right?

But in case anyone cares, here’s what he’s thinking, a few weeks after he surprised many Michigan State fans — and some folks inside the Spartans’ football program as well — with the announcement he’s bypassing his senior year to enter the NFL Draft.

This wasn’t some knee-jerk decision made without considering the consequences, White said this week in a phone interview from the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, where he’s busy preparing for the biggest job interview of his life.