Star College WR Declares For The NFL Draft

first_imgA general view of Texas Tech's football stadium.LUBBOCK, TX – NOVEMBER 12: A general view of play between the Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Jones AT&T Stadium on November 12, 2011 in Lubbock, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)Although Antoine Wesley has one more year of eligibility remaining, the star wideout is clearly ready for the next chapter of his football career.Wesley finished his junior season with 88 receptions for 1,410 yards and nine touchdowns. Now, he’ll embrace the challenge of playing in the NFL.In a heartfelt post on Twitter, the Texas Tech wideout announced that he’ll forego his senior season and enter the 2019 NFL Draft.The main message was about taking the next step, but he also went out of his way to express his appreciation for the Red Raiders, saying “I will always cherish my time at Tech. I learned how to work and how to take responsibility for the man next to me.”Here is Wesley’s full announcement:Blessed for the past. Excited for the future! GUNSUP ALWAYS ??LOVE YOU TEXAS TECH RAIDERS & RED RAIDER NATION ⚫️?— Antoine Wesley (@antoine_wesley) December 10, 2018The Texas Tech star also released a video on Twitter, as he says goodbye to his time in the— Antoine Wesley (@antoine_wesley) December 10, 2018Perhaps Wesley can follow in his former teammate’s footsteps, as Keke Coutee went from dominating with the Red Raiders to becoming an important role player for the Houston Texans.Congratulations to Wesley on an impressive stint at Texas Tech.last_img read more