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Dredrick Snelson Announces He’s Going Pro

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UCF wideout foregoes final year of eligibility

Dredrick Snelson
Derek Warden

UCF Knights wide receiver Dredrick Snelson announced Sunday on Twitter that he is foregoing his senior year and entering the 2019 NFL Draft.

It probably should not be a surprise, considering Snelson’s Twitter activity the day after the Knights’ loss in the Fiesta Bowl:

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

Year School G Rec Yds Avg TD
Year School G Rec Yds Avg TD
*2016 UCF 8 17 136 8 2
*2017 UCF 12 46 695 15.1 8
*2018 UCF 12 43 688 16 5
Career UCF 32 106 1519 14.3 15
Stats: SportsReference.com

He also totally gets it:

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: