The Ohio State Buckeyes are losing WR Garrett Wilson to the National Football League.
He took to social media to announce the news that he would not be joining his teammates for their upcoming Rose Bowl matchup against Utah will be declaring for the upcoming 2022 Draft:
“I want to start this off by thanking you all from the bottom of my heart,” Wilson said in a statement posted to Twitter. “These last three years have been unforgettable and becoming a Buckeye has been the single greatest decision of my life.
“I would like to thank my teammates, trainers and our entire coaching staff – Coach (Brian) Hartline, Coach (Ryan) Day, Coach Mick(ey Marotti) and Coach Nico (Palazeti), thank you. I wouldn’t be in this situation without each and every one of you. To my family, thank you for your unconditional love, guidance and support.
“This journey has been a lifetime in the making and after careful consideration, today, I am excited to start the next chapter by declaring for the NFL Draft.
It’s been a special 3 years… To Buckeye Nation with love. ✌🏾 #NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/FRKHTwNEwj
— Garrett Wilson (@GarrettWilson_V) December 27, 2021
Wilson finishes his collegiate career with 143 receptions for 2,213 yards and 23 touchdowns.