Gaulden tweeted that "it has been an honor to wear the Orange and White and represent the Power T while playing in Neyland Stadium the last four years." He thanked his coaches and teammates as well as Tennessee's fans.
As a fourth-year junior this season, Gaulden had 65 tackles, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, an interception and five pass breakups. The 6-foot-1 defensive back had a year of eligibility remaining because he redshirted due to a foot injury in 2015.
Gaulden joins running back John Kelly as Tennessee players entering the draft with eligibility remaining. Kelly announced his decision on social media Friday.
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