STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi State junior running back Kylin Hill announced on Twitter Thursday that he plans to forgo his senior season and will declare for the 2020 NFL Draft.
The Southeastern Conference’s leading rusher still plans on playing in the Music City Bowl in Nashville on Dec. 30.
The Columbus, Mississippi native has rushed for 2,474 yards and 16 touchdowns in his career wearing maroon and white, including 1,347 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns this season. He needs 45 more yards in the Music City Bowl to break Anthony Dixon’s program record for the most rushing yards in a single season.
Hill was named to the All-SEC First Team by the Associated Press and the All-SEC Second Team by the conference’s coaches. He won the Conerly Trophy, which is awarded annually to the best college football player in the state of Mississippi.
He announced his decision with the following graphic: