LINCOLN, NE - NOVEMBER 24: Tight end Noah Fant #87 of the Iowa Hawkeyes grabs a pass against defensive end Joshua Kalu #46 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium on November 24, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)
OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Omaha-native and Iowa tight end Noah Fant announced on Twitter today he is forgoing his senior season at Iowa and declaring for the NFL Draft.
The former Omaha South Packer was a star tight end for the Hawkeyes for the last three seasons.
Projected as a first-round pick by many draft analysts, Fant finished his Iowa career with more than 1,000 yards receiving and 19 touchdowns.