Michigan OT Jalen Mayfield declares for 2021 NFL Draft
Jalen Mayfield has made up his mind. His career at Michigan has come to an end.
On Tuesday afternoon, the offensive tackle announced on Twitter that he is focused on training for the 2021 NFL Draft. His announcement comes a week after the B1G called off the fall football season.
“These last few weeks have been filled with stress and have put me in a place where I have a difficult decision to make,” Mayfield wrote. “With that being said, I have decided to enter the 2021 NFL Draft.”
FOREVER GO BLUE💙〽️ pic.twitter.com/eaJBmQBIDV
— Jalen Mayfield (@jay_may_11) August 18, 2020
Mayfield, a 6-foot-5, 320-pound offensive lineman was entering his junior season with the Wolverines in 2020. He appeared in 16 games through his first two seasons in Ann Arbor, making 13 starts at right tackle.
He started all 13 games for the Wolverines during the 2019 season. Michigan ended the year with a 9-4 record.
Mayfield would’ve been an anchor along the offensive line again for Michigan in 2020. He was a former 4-star recruit and a member of Michigan’s 2018 recruiting class.