Central Florida star quarterback Blake Bortles is declaring early for the NFL draft, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

Bortles is a projected first-round draft pick.

Bortles led UCF to a Fiesta Bowl win over Baylor.

Bortles passed for 3,581 yards, 25 touchdowns and nine interceptions, completing 67.8 percent of his passes.

Bortles is a big, mobile quarterback prospect at 6-foot-4, 230 pounds.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun