Purdue offensive lineman announces he will forego extra year of eligibility, enter NFL draft
Purdue senior offensive tackle Grant Hermanns is declaring for the 2021 NFL Draft. Hermanns announced the decision on Twitter:
— Grant Hermanns (@GrantHermanns) December 18, 2020
The 6-foot-7, 305-pound Hermanns is a fifth-year senior but had the option to return for a sixth season because of the unique circumstances during the pandemic.
Hermanns has been a starter for essentially his entire career, although he has battled injuries at times.
The Albuquerque, N.M. native is a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and is majoring in industrial management. Hermanns has appeared in 32 total games during his Purdue career.
Purdue posted a 2-4 record this season.
The Boilermakers’ season finale vs. Indiana was canceled due to COVID-19.