Florida quarterback Kyle Trask made his future plans official Thursday, formally saying he’s declining a possibility to return to highschool and coming into the NFL draft.
Nobody thought Trask would stick round following a record-breaking season that included being named a Heisman Trophy finalist. Even coach Dan Mullen made it clear he was shifting ahead with Emory Jones and Anthony Richardson on the place.
Nonetheless, Trask made his announcement in a 2 minute, 19 second video launched on social media.
“This choice, I talked quite a bit with my coaches about it, I talked with my household, my pals and simply my help group,” Trask mentioned. “I really feel it’s greatest to chase my goals of enjoying within the NFL. I’ve had goals of enjoying within the NFL ever since I used to be a child. Simply to have this chance to play on the subsequent degree, it’s loopy and I’m simply going to attempt to go and profit from it.”
Trask accomplished 68.9% of his passes for 4,283 yards and 43 touchdowns this season. He led the nation in passing yards and TD passes. He additionally ran for 3 scores. He broke the earlier college document (39) for TD passes (39) set by 1996 Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel.
Defensive sort out Kyree Campbell additionally introduced plans to show professional. Campbell was certainly one of three defensive starters to decide out of the Cotton Bowl on Wednesday night time.
Trask and Campbell are each seniors who might have performed yet one more 12 months beneath a particular NCAA rule put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Fellow defensive sort out Zachary Carter, in the meantime, introduced plans to return to highschool for his senior season. Carter led the Gators with 5 sacks in 2020.