Virginia Tech junior quarterback Jerod Evans announced Monday he would enter the NFL Draft.
Evans' stint in Blacksburg was a short, yet extremely productive one. The former Trinity Valley Community College transfer committed to the Hokies on December 12, 2015, and in his one season at the helm of Justin Fuente's offense won ten games and guided Tech to an ACC Championship game appearance.
The soon-to-be 23-year-old completed 63.5% of his passes for 3,546 yards, 29 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions. He was also Tech's leading rusher with 846 yards and 12 scores.
I wrote everything I had to say about Evans turning pro when it was reported he was leaning to opt for the NFL Draft.
The response from the national media regarding his decision lands somewhere between tepid and confused (same as the majority of Hokie Nation's).
There's a chance Jerod Evans becomes the 5th QB off the NFL board after Trubisky, Kizer, Watson, Kaaya. 6-5, 235 and can move.— Pete Fiutak (@PeteFiutak) January 2, 2017
Talk about a rebuilding year at VT -- Jerod Evans, Isaiah Ford and Bucky Hodges all declare for the NFL draft.— Andrea Adelson (@aadelsonESPN) January 2, 2017