Report: UCLA receiver Thomas Duarte declares for 2016 NFL Draft
UCLA receiver Thomas Duarte will forgo his senior season and enter the 2016 NFL Draft, according to a report by the Orange County Register.
UCLA receiver Thomas Duarte will declare for the NFL draft, his father told @joeyrkaufman. Led Bruins with 10 TD catches as a junior.
— Jack Wang (@thejackwang) January 12, 2016
The 6’3" junior caught 53 passes for 872 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2015. He was named second-team All-Pac-12.
Duarte’s father, Tim, said that his son received a third-round evaluation from the NFL Draft advisory committee, per the Orange County Register.
Duarte is the sixth UCLA player this season to declare for the NFL Draft.