After helping lead the Washington Huskies to a 31-16 win over the BYU Cougars in the Fight Hunger Bowl on Friday night, Washington Huskies superstar tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins declared that he’ll be forgoing his final year of collegiate eligibility and will instead enter the 2014 NFL Draft.
I’m going to be enter the 2014 draft. (It’s) very exciting. The idea that I can provide for my mother and play at the highest level I the world for football and compete against the best guys in the world — it’s a very exciting idea. I’m very exciting for the next chapter in my life.
I’ve done everything I can at the University of Washington. … I know I’m ready for the NFL.
Seferian-Jenkins, who won the John Mackey Award this season, has been listed as a second-round prospect by the NFL Advisory Committee.
The 6-foot-7, 270-pound tight end set multiple school records while at Washington. He finished the 2013 season with 36 receptions for 450 yards and eight touchdowns.
[Source: The Seattle Times]