Ole Miss junior wide receiver A.J. Brown declared for the 2019 NFL Draft on Tuesday.
Brown posted a note on Twitter thanking Ole Miss fans and announcing his intentions to move onto professional football.
Thank you Ole Miss❤️ pic.twitter.com/J5Cn077S75
— AJ Brown (@Brown1arthur) December 4, 2018
Brown was named AP First Team All-SEC on Monday and First Team All-SEC as voted by the coaches on Tuesday.
Brown broke numerous school records in his three-year career at Ole Miss including most 100 yard receiving games in a season with six during the 2018 campaign. He caught 85 passes for 1320 yards and six touchdowns during his final season in Oxford. Brown totaled 189 receptions for 2,984 yards and 19 touchdowns for his career.
Brown was one of the first players to announce he was staying following the NCAA handing down penalties to Ole Miss in December of 2017 after a nearly Five-year long investigation. Brown was one of the more vocal players regarding sticking with Ole Miss’ during its NCAA struggles. He became the face of an embattled program and was the focal point of Phil Longo’s offense the last two seasons.