Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen is set to return to the Cowboys for the 2017 college football season.
Despite many considering Allen a potential first-round pick — and possibly even a top ten selection, the 6-foot-5 redshirt sophomore signal-caller has decided to bypass the NFL Draft in order to return to Wyoming for next season.
Last season, Allen, a second-team all-Mountain West honoree, threw for 3,203 yards, 28 touchdowns and 15 interceptions.
Allen also rushed for 512 yards and seven scores.
The news was first reported by Matt Miller of Bleacher Report.
Breaking: Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen is not entering the draft and will return to school for the 2017 season.
— Matt Miller (@nfldraftscout) January 12, 2017
Allen returns to Wyoming despite the Cowboys offense losing its three leading receivers, its leading rusher and center.
If Allen is able to continue showing his NFL talents on the field next season, he will very likely become a top five pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Best of luck next season, Josh.
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