IOWA CITY, Iowa (KWWL) — The starting tight end for the Iowa Hawkeyes, Noah Fant, announced he will not participate in his last year of college football eligibility and enter the 2019 NFL Draft.
The 6′-5″, 241 pound junior, announced his decision on Twitter earlier Friday morning saying,
“After multiple discussions with my family, coaches, and a lot of prayer, I have decided to forego the remainder of my eligibility and declare of the 2019 NFL Draft.”
In his letter, he thanks everyone from God, to Hawkeye Nation, and his coaches.
“I am truly grateful for the opportunities that all of you have given me. I know with all of my heart that the University of Iowa was the program meant for me.”
Noah Fant finished this season as a First Team All Big-10 coaches selection. He will finish his career with over 1000 yards receiving and is one touchdown away from 20 in his career.
Fant will also not be playing in the bowl game for the Hawks that has yet to be announced. He is set to be ranked as one of the top NFL prospects in his position.