Iowa Star TE TJ Hockenson Announces NFL Draft Decision

first_imgiowa players line up to run onto the field against nebraskaLINCOLN, NE – NOVEMBER 24: Players for the Iowa Hawkeyes line up to take the field against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on November 24, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)Iowa’s star tight end, TJ Hockenson, has announced his decision for the 2019 NFL Draft.The Hawkeyes’ standout tight end is going pro.Hockenson, who won the John Mackey Award, given to the country’s top tight end, announced his decision on Twitter.“It has been an honor to wear the black and gold!” he tweeted.It has been an honor to wear the black and gold! ? #kirksdawgs pic.twitter.com/vV44H1VqP8— TJ Hockenson (@TheeHOCK8) January 14, 2019Hockenson, a 6-foot-5 tight end, caught 49 passes for 760 yards and 6 touchdowns during the 2018 season.The deadline for underclassmen to declare for the 2019 NFL Draft is today.Most of the college football world will now wait for the decision from Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray.Stay tuned.last_img

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