Roman Wilson, who led Michigan football in catches, yards, and touchdowns during the national championship season, has officially declared for the NFL draft.

The senior wideout had one year of eligibility remaining, but his appearance on the Senior Bowl roster hinted at his professional goals. Wilson verified the news on Sunday via social media.

After scoring eight touchdowns in the first five weeks of the season, Wilson’s scoring rate slowed significantly. However, he produced some of Michigan’s most important plays in critical circumstances, including a touchdown against Ohio State and a fingertip catch to extend Michigan’s season against Alabama in the Rose Bowl before scoring the game-tying touchdown to force overtime.

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Wilson completed 2023 with 48 receptions, 789 yards, and 12 touchdowns, all team highs. He added 10 rushing yards on one carry.

Though he is known for his speed, Wilson’s leaping catch against the Crimson Tide will be remembered as one of the season’

The situation: 1st-and-10 on the Alabama 34-yard line in a seven-point game with 2:19 remaining in the Rose Bowl Game. The Wolverines were on a last-ditch effort. Any error, any turnover, and they may not get the ball again.

Tyler Morris moved across the formation at the snap, and J.J. McCarthy faked a handoff to Blake Corum. Roman Wilson burst off the line, making his way across the field and opening up in front of the Michigan bench at the 20 yard line.

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