After rumbling for 145 yards on 20 carries in Florida State’s 33-32 victory over Michigan in the 2016 Orange Bowl, running back Dalvin Cook announced what many expected all year: he’s entering the 2017 NFL draft.
Dalvin Cook has announced that he will forego his senior season and enter the 2017 NFL Draft. (via nole__4/Instagram) pic.twitter.com/MKafKQ8dtF
— ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) December 31, 2016
Cook’s official entry into the draft will make for one of the most exciting storylines to follow as he battles LSU’s Leonard Fournette for the first running back picked this April. Both prospects are virtual locks to be selected in the top-20 and despite Fournette’s reign as college football’s premier runner over the last three seasons, Cook may end up the more appealing NFL target.
Cook, who’s unofficially listed at 5-foot-11 and 213 pounds, ran for 1,765 yards and (read more…)