Texas RB D’Onta Foreman declares for 2017 NFL Draft

After plenty of speculation, Texas Longhorns star running back D’Onta Foreman announced that he will be forgoing his final year of eligibility to declare for the 2017 NFL Draft.

Foreman announced his decision during a press conference on Wednesday.

Thank you for everything, @Longhorn_FB!! #HookEmšŸ¤˜ pic.twitter.com/urPfzcUdQf

— D'Onta Foreman (@D33_foreman) November 30, 2016

While announcing that he will go pro, Foreman noted that he likely would have returned for his senior season if Charlie Strong had not been fired.

Texas RB D'Onta Foreman said if Charlie Strong was still the coach, he still would have entered the NFL draft

— Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson) November 30, 2016

Foreman, along with having more carries than any other FBS running back this season,Ā leadingĀ led the nation with 2,028 yards and 15 touchdowns.

As for where Foreman would prefer to land at the next level, it doesn’t matter as long as they show him the money.

Texas RB D'Onta Foreman's response when asked which team is his dream NFL franchise: "To be honest, anybody who wants to give me some money"

— Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson) November 30, 2016

Report state Foreman has received a late-first, early-second round grade from the NFL Draft Advisory Committee.

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