Chapel Hill, N.C. - University of North Carolina junior defensive end Donte Paige-Moss has informed the school of his intention to enter the 2012 NFL Draft.
Paige-Moss played in all 13 games in 2011 and posted 29 tackles, including four tackles for losses and two sacks. He also broke up two passes and had two quarterback hurries.
In Carolina's loss to Missouri in the Independence Bowl on Dec. 26, Paige-Moss tore the ACL in his right knee.
Eligible underclassmen have until Jan. 15 to file the necessary paperwork for the NFL Draft, which takes place April 26-28, in New York.
Paige-Moss had his best season in 2010 when he started 12 of 13 games and had 49 tackles, 13.5 tackles for losses and seven sacks.