October 26

Georgia RB Elijah Holyfield Announces NFL Draft Decision

first_imgA general view of the Georgia Bulldogs football stadium.ATHENS, GA – SEPTEMBER 29: Fans of the Georgia Bulldogs watch play against the Mississippi Rebels at Sanford Stadium on September 29, 2007 in Athens, Georgia. Georgia won 45 – 17. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)With just 11 days left until the deadline for college football players to announce their NFL draft decisions, a flood of the top players in the country have announced their plans to leave college football early.Add another running back to the list. Georgia running back Elijah Holyfield took to Twitter on Friday afternoon to announce he’s leaving the Bulldogs a year early to enter his name into the NFL draft.“I would like to take this time to officially declare for the 2019 NFL Draft. I go forward, while always reflecting on my time in Athens, knowing I will work tirelessly to make Dawg Nation proud. No matter where my playing career may lead me, I will forever be a GA boy,” Holyfield said in a statement.Thank you so much Dawg Nation!❤️ pic.twitter.com/R3X106PYO9— Elijah Holyfield (@EH_taught_me) January 4, 2019Holyfield finished second on the team with 956 rushing yards and seven rushing touchdowns on the year. He was the latest Georgia star to reveal he’s leaving the program after Mecole Hardman, Riley Ridley and Isaac Nauta.last_img read more