It turns out that Scooby Wright III won't be the only Arizona Wildcats player to leave early for the NFL Draft as wide receiver Cayleb Jones announced on Sunday afternoon that he will forego his senior year and enter his name into the 2016 NFL Draft.
I've decided to enter my name in the 2016 NFL draft! I am so blessed and thankful for this opportunity. Thank You GOD!— Cayleb S Jones (@1caylebjones) December 27, 2015
Here's his farewell statement:
#beardown THANK YOU ZONA pic.twitter.com/6Q0cKidog8— Cayleb S Jones (@1caylebjones) December 27, 2015
Jones, who transferred from Texas, had 904 receiving yards and five touchdowns this season, but didn't quite have the year many expected him to in 2015 after reaching the 1,000-yard mark in 2014 as a sophomore. Though a lot of that had to do with the unstable quarterback situation the Wildcats had this season.
He did end his career with a remarkable 182-yard performance in the New Mexico Bowl, however, and there's no doubt that the 6-3, big play receiver will draw plenty of interest from NFL teams in late April.