Bama’s Jeudy, top-ranked WR, declares for draft

playAlabama’s first play on offense goes 85 yards for TD (0:41)Mac Jones delivers a dime to Jerry Jeudy that goes 85 yards for the Alabama touchdown. (0:41)6:56 PM ETESPN News Services TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy and offensive tackle Jedrick Wills Jr. are skipping their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft.Jeudy,…

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama huge receiver Jerry Jeudy and offensive take on Jedrick Wills Jr. are skipping their senior seasons to go into the NFL draft.

Jeudy, ranked No. 1 at receiver and No. three total on Mel Kiper Jr.’s Giant Board, made his announcement on social media Saturday, 4 days after posting 204 yards and a landing on six catches vs. Michigan within the Capital One Bowl.

“This adventure on the College of Alabama has been an important enjoy,” he wrote.

There used to be hypothesis that Jeudy would possibly skip the bowl, which Alabama gained, 35-16. Seems, he used to be named the sport’s MVP.

Jeudy, the 2018 Biletnikoff Award winner, had 77 catches for 1,163 yards and 10 touchdowns this season. Jeudy stuck 159 passes total for two,742 yards and 26 touchdowns with the Red Tide.

He used to be a part of a loaded receiving corps that comes with DeVonta Smith, Henry Ruggs III and Jaylen Waddle. One of the crucial program’s maximum prolific receivers, Jeudy led the Southeastern Convention with 14 landing catches in 2018 and used to be an Related Press All-American.

Smith and Ruggs haven’t begun to announce whether or not they intend to stick or no longer. Like Jeudy, Smith is coming off a 1,000-yard season.

Wills, ranked the No. 6 offensive take on by way of ESPN’s Kiper, used to be a second-team AP All-American who began the previous two seasons at proper take on. Willis additionally introduced his determination on Twitter.

Two different underclassmen, center linebacker Dylan Moses and left take on Alex Leatherwood, have each mentioned they plan to go back for his or her senior seasons.

Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, whose season ended with a major hip damage, is anticipated to announce his determination on Monday.

Knowledge from The Related Press used to be used on this file.