Holton Hill becomes third University of Texas player to declare for draft Posted by Charean Williams on December 4, 2017, 6:00 PM EST
University of Texas junior cornerback Holton Hill will forgo his final season of eligibility and enter the NFL Draft.
“The past three years at Texas have been a great learning experience for me,” Hill said in a statement, via the Dallas Morning News. “I appreciate everyone who has helped me throughout my college career, especially Coach [Tom] Herman, Coach [James] Washington, Coach [Todd] Orlando and Coach [Charlie] Strong.”
Hill missed the team’s past three games, serving a suspension for violating team rules. He made 51 tackles, intercepted two passes and scored three total touchdowns this season.
The 2018 NFL Draft begins April 27 in Arlington, Texas.
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