By Scooby Axson
January 02, 2014

Mike Evans Scott Halleran/Getty Images Mike Evans was a finalist for Biletnikoff Award, given to the nation's top receiver. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans declared for the NFL Draft, forgoing his final two seasons of eligibility, the school announced.

In 2013, Evans caught 69 passes for 1,394 yards and 12 touchdowns and earned first-team All-America recognition from the Associated Press.  He caught four passes for 72 yards in the Aggies 52-48 comeback win over Duke in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

“After talking things over with Coach Sumlin and my family I have decided to enter the NFL draft,” Evans said. “Thanks go to Texas A&M for giving me an opportunity to play college football. Thanks also to my coaches and teammates for helping me develop as a player and as a man. I made this decision based on what I thought was best for myself and my family.”

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