“After multiple discussions with my family, coaches, and a lot of prayer, I have decided to forego the remainder of my eligibility and declare for the 2019 NFL Draft,” Fant said in a tweet.
Fant caught 78 passes for 1,083 yards in three seasons with the Hawkeyes, including 19 for touchdowns.
Fant caught 39 passes for 519 yards and a team-high seven TDs this season.
Fant earned first-team All-Big Ten honors and could be selected in the first round next spring.
His full announcement is below.
Noah Fant declares for the #NFLDraft. Here’s an attempt at a large-print edition of @nrfant‘s announcement. #Hawkeyes pic.twitter.com/Y3ZZ3u0WVs— HawkeyeHQ.com’s Ryan Jaster (@Hawkologist) November 30, 2018