BYU quarterback Zach Wilson entering NFL draft

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PROVO, Utah (AP) -- BYU quarterback Zach Wilson is entering the NFL draft.

Wilson announced the decision Friday on Twitter.

''After much thought prayer and consideration, I'm excited to announce that I will be declaring for the 2021 NFL draft,'' Wilson tweeted. ''I pray that I will always back Cougar Nation proud.''

Wilson passed for 3,692 yards and 33 touchdowns with three interceptions this season as a junior to help the Cougars finish 11-1. He capped his BYU career with a victory over UCF in the Boca Raton Bowl.

In three seasons at BYU, Wilson passed for 7,652 yards with 56 touchdowns and 15 interceptions.