The post-bowl declarations continue unabated, with Oklahoma State the latest to lose a player early to The Shield.
Coming off OSU’s blowout of Colorado Thursday night, Vincent Taylor took to Twitter to announce he’s foregoing his remaining collegiate eligibility in order to make himself available for the 2017 NFL draft. The standout defensive tackle said he made the decision “[a]fter talking to the Lord, and then my parents.”
What a journey! pic.twitter.com/QIaZ20crwc
— Vincent Taylor (@BallOut_96) December 30, 2016
Each of the past two seasons, the defensive lineman had started every game. Coming off a 2015 season in which he recorded 8.5 sacks, Taylor’s 13 tackles for loss and seven quarterback sacks were both tops on the Cowboys in 2016.
Following the regular season, the 6-3, 310-pound Taylor was named first-team All-Big 12.