Oct 26, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Washington Huskies tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins (88) breaks a tackle by California Golden Bears safety Michael Lowe (5) after making a reception during the third quarter at Husky Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Washington's Austin Seferian-Jenkins to enter NFL Draft

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.

Per The Seattle Times:

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]

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