Boyd declares for NFL Draft, foregoing senior year

Tyler Boyd leaves Pitt as the program's all-time leading receiver Nikki Moriello | Visual Editor

Pitt junior wide receiver Tyler Boyd, declared his intention to enter the 2016 NFL Draft, forgoing his senior season, per his Instagram account.

Boyd’s announcement came in the form of a poem, in which he thanked the city of Pittsburgh, noting, “I will carry you with me, I will continue to make you proud and I promise to never forget where I came from.”


Boyd is a local of Western Pennsylvania, and attended Clairton High School before choosing to attend Pitt in 2013.

“Tyler loves Pittsburgh and we love Tyler,” Narduzzi said. “We all look forward to watching him play and succeed at the next level.”

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