Marshall's Deon-Tay McManus declares for Draft

By JPrince83
Jan. 05, 2017

Marshall University WR Deon-Tay McManus has declared for April's NFL Draft according to Draft Analyst a leading online NFL Draft news twitter account.  

McManus who had one season of eligibility left is coming off a junior season in which he caught 40 balls for 453 yards and 3 touchdowns. The receptions and yards were career highs for McManus. Draft Analyst also reported that other receivers including 6-7 Michael Clark could also declare early. Clark a former Division 1 basketball star finished his first year of Division 1 football this past season with the Herd hauling in 37 catches for 632 yards and 5 scores. 

Clark's yardage numbers lead the team as teammate Josh Knight finished just behind him with 631. Clark's five TD grabs were tied for first along with Knight and tight end Ryan Yurachek who also had five.