Former Tennessee Volunteers and current Tennessee Tech wide receiver Da’Rick Rogers will be ending his collegiate career and declaring for the 2013 NFL Draft. Per ESPN:
The university announced Rogers’ decision Wednesday. Rogers caught 61 passes for 893 yards and 10 touchdowns in his lone season at Tennessee Tech. The 6-foot-3 junior caught 18 passes for 303 yards in a 41-38 double-overtime loss to Southeast Missouri State to set school records in both categories.
Rogers had 67 catches for 1,040 yards and nine touchdowns for Tennessee in 2011 to earn all-Southeastern Conference honors. He transferred to Tennessee Tech after Tennessee suspended him. Rogers said positive drug tests caused his suspension.
Rogers is expected to be selected in the second or third-round of April’s draft.