By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness Sports
January 3, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Redshirt junior Florida State tight end Ryan Izzo has announced he will be foregoing his senior season at FSU in order to test his luck in this year's NFL Draft.
In a statement , Izzo said the following:
“After lots of thought and careful consideration, I have decided to forgo my senior season and chase my dream of playing in the NFL. I would like to thank Coach Jimbo and Coach Brewster for giving me the opportunity to be a Seminole. I would also like to thank God for all his blessings, and my family and friends for all their love and support. Lastly, thank you to Nole Nation for all of your non-stop support. We have the best fans in the country, period! Florida State gave me an amazing four years and I will forever be NoleBlooded!!!”
Izzo totaled 29 games as a Seminole, and caught six touchdowns, including a career-best three this past season. He finishes his FSU career with 761 total receiving yards.