Laremy Tunsil declares for 2016 NFL Draft

The top-ranked offensive linemen in the 2016 NFL Draft has officially announced his decision.

Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil has revealed that he is entering the NFL draft.

“After weighing the decision with my family, I will forgo my senior season and enter the 2016 NFL Draft,” the offensive tackle said in a statement released by the university.

“It’s been a lifelong dream to play in the NFL, and I’m excited about the challenge in front of me. I will always cherish my time at Ole Miss and the relationships with my teammates, coaches and staff. Those are my brothers, and I will always be a Rebel. I’m proud of what my class accomplished, and I know even bigger things are ahead for this program. I cannot thank the fans enough for how they embraced me and made my time in Oxford so special. I am going to bring the same passion to the NFL that I brought to Vaught-Hemingway and will make Rebel Nation proud every Sunday.”

“Few players have brought more joy to my life than Laremy Tunsil, and I’m so proud to see him take this next step in his life,” Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze added.

“I will always be grateful for the opportunity he gave us three years ago, and I look forward to seeing him walk across the stage at this year’s NFL Draft. With his spirit, hard work and determination, he has a bright future ahead of him.”

Tunsil will be a franchise tackle at the next level, and will be a day-one starter for any team that drafts him. Speaking of draft, be sure to check back tomorrow for the latest Campus Sports Net mock draft that features two full rounds.

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