Former St. Joe's linebacker Max Valles has announced he is declaring for the NFL.

The 2012 graduate of the Hammonton school spent the last two seasons at the University of Virginia.

The 6-5, 240 lbs. Valles had nine sacks, second in the ACC this season, including three in a game against Miami on November 22.

NFL draft expert Scott Wright put out a series of tweets about Valles a day after appearing on the Sports Bash: