Texas WR Collin Johnson Announces NFL Draft Decision

first_imgGeneric photo of footballs in an end zone.(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)One of the best wide receivers in college football announced a surprising NFL draft decision on Thursday afternoon. Texas star Collin Johnson announced his intentions to come back for his senior season, foregoing the NFL for at least one more year.Johnson was second on the Longhorns in receiving this season with 65 catches for 945 yards and seven touchdowns. Here’s the announcement from the man himself.“After a lot of prayer and talking with my family, I have decided to return to the University of Texas for my senior year. This will give me the opportunity to accomplish a couple of goals I set for myself the moment I stepped on campus. These include getting my degree as well as helping Texas win a championship. This will also enable me to play one last year with my brother, Kirk, at our dream school!” Johnson said in a statement.The best is yet to come! ??#CallinJohnson #Hookem pic.twitter.com/RJvjnAE4OF— Collin Johnson (@Call_In_Johnson) January 3, 2019Johnson projected as a second or third-round pick before his announcement.last_img read more