Wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. is headed to the NFL.
The Colorado Buffaloes’ star receiver announced on Twitter Tuesday afternoon that’d he will forego his senior year of college eligiblity in favor of declaring for the NFL Draft.
The decision came as no surprise, as Shenault will likely be chosen in the first round of the draft. DNVR’s draft guru Andre Simone has Shenault ranked as the 15th-best prospect in the draft and the fourth-best wide receiver.
Most mock drafts have Shenault falling to the bottowm of the first round, primarily due to the injuries he sustained throughout the 2019 season. However, a strong showing in the pre-draft process—namely his pro day and the NFL Combine—seems likely given his athletic abilities and Shenault could climb back up draft boards.
Here’s where Shenault would fit best in the NFL: