MSU's Jeffery Simmons declares for NFL Draft

Jeffery Simmons | Photo: HailState.com

Mississippi State’s Jeffery Simmons says he is ready for the NFL and will play his last game as a Bulldog on New Year’s Day.

Posted: Dec 20, 2018 1:02 PM
Updated: Dec 20, 2018 1:07 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi State’s Jeffery Simmons says he is ready for the NFL and will play his last game as a Bulldog on New Year’s Day.

The Macon native posted a letter to the university’s athletic website declaring for the 2019 NFL Draft.

“For the past three years at Mississippi State, I have poured my heart into everything I did on the field, in the classroom and in the community. This place taught me to never give up, and it instilled a desire and a work ethic to reach my ultimate goal. I intend to complete my degree. I have so much passion for this game, and I am ready to take the next step as I declare for the 2019 NFL Draft.”

The junior says he will play in the Outback Bowl.

Many analysts believe Simmons will be a high draft pick.

MORE: You can read his full letter here 

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