UCF Knights wide receiver Dredrick Snelson announced Sunday on Twitter that he is foregoing his senior year and entering the 2019 NFL Draft.
Dear KnightNation, pic.twitter.com/KHsvpa5TKf— Dredrick Snelson Jr. (@D_Snelson5) January 6, 2019
It probably should not be a surprise, considering Snelson’s Twitter activity the day after the Knights’ loss in the Fiesta Bowl:
January 2, 2019
Snelson is expected to follow in a long line of great wide receivers to come out of UCF, notable Tre’Quan Smith, who came out last year, along with Brandon Marshall, Mike Sims-Walker, all the way back to Shawn Jefferson.
A graduate of Flanagan High School in Miami, Snelson was UCF’s second-leading receiver each of the last two seasons, behind Tre’Quan Smith in 2017 and Gabe Davis in 2018.
Here are his stats:
Dredrick Snelson Career Stats
He also totally gets it:
@D_Snelson5 ... It took awhile, more time than I had to capture all of it, but he literally gave the shirt off his back to some young fans. This after giving out his cleats, too. #UCFiesta pic.twitter.com/ZoRvCZWDG5— The Knightline Sports Network (@UCF_Knightline) January 2, 2019
We will be following Dredrick, as well as all other UCF NFL prospects as the NFL Draft approaches. But for now, enjoy some of his highlights from the 2017 season: