Wirfs announced on social media that he is declaring for the 2020 NFL Draft.
“These past three years have been the ride of a lifetime, getting to compete with my brothers and represent the state of Iowa is something I will hold with me forever,” Wirfs said. “With that being said, after a lot of discussion with my mom and family, I have decided to forgo my senior season and declare for the 2020 NFL Draft.”
Here is his full statement:
Adam Rossow did a great story about Wirfs and his relationship with his mother leading up to the Holiday Bowl.
On the field, he was selected as the Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year.
Wirfs, who also was named All-Big Ten by media and coaches, was a go-to guy after the games this year, often sharing his thoughts with a smile.
But he always showed up to talk at length after a loss as well. There were only three this season — by a total of 14 points — and here he is after each one.
His career ended on a high note at the Holiday Bowl, with one more holler you can hear in this celebration video, and a hug from Kirk Ferentz on his way off the field for the final time as a Hawkeye.
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