Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy, his name already etched into the school record books, is off to likely become a first-round pick.
Jeudy announced Saturday night his intent to enter the 2020 NFL Draft, skipping his senior season in the process. The Deerfield Beach, Florida, native — exits UA with 159 career catches (fifth in school history) for 2,742 yards (fourth in school history) and 26 touchdown catches (second, two ahead of teammate Henry Ruggs III).
His 10 career 100-yard receiving games are third in school history and his five such games in 2019 are tied for third. He added to both totals in his UA swan song: a six-catch, 204-yard and one-touchdown game in the Citrus Bowl win over Michigan.
Jeudy became UA’s second Biletnikoff Award winner in 2018, after Amari Cooper claimed Alabama’s first Biletnikoff Award in 2014. In 2018, Jeudy’s 1,315 yards were second in school history — behind Cooper’s 1,727 in his Biletnikoff season — and 10th in SEC history.
The news came hours after Jedrick Wills Jr. also made it known that he will skip a 2020 season at UA to enter the draft.
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