USC WR Deontay Burnett to forgo senior season

USC WR Deontay Burnett to forgo senior season

Quarterback Sam Darnold’s No. 1 goal at Southern California this season is following him into the NFL draft.

Huge receiver Deontay Burnett introduced Monday on Twitter that he is forgoing his senior season.

The 20-year-old Burnett was the Trojans’ main receiver in 2017 with 86 catches for 1,114 yards and 9 touchdowns.

His profession totals in three seasons had been 152 profession receptions for 1,897 yards and 16 touchdowns.

Along with Darnold and Burnett, working again Ronald Jones II introduced earlier that has declaring the NFL draft.

Led by Darnold, Burnett and Jones, USC completed 11-Three and received the Pac-12 title this season.

The 6-foot, 170-pound Burnett bcomes the sixth USC receiver prior to now six years to go away college with eligibility remaining.

One in all his finest video games got here final 12 months with he had 13 catches for 164 yards, together with the tying rating, in USC’s Rose Bowl victory over Penn State. ranks Burnett because the seventh-best vast receiver within the draft.

The highest receiver left on the USC roster is Tyler Vaughns, who had 57 receptions for 809 yards and 5 touchdowns in 2017.