Iowa CB Josh Jackson declares for NFL Draft

Iowa cornerback Josh Jackson announed on Instagram Wednesday he is declaring for the NFL Draft.

“After discussing with my coaches, family, and a lot of prayer I have decided to declare for the 2018 NFL Draft,” he wrote. “I cannot thank Coach Parker, Coach Ferentz & Coach Doyle enough for the opportunity to wear the Black and Gold, and for all of their support in growing me into the man, and Hawkeye, I am today.”

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Jackson led the nation in interceptions this season with eight. He burst onto the scene in Iowa’s 55-24 drubbing of Ohio State when he picked J.T. Barrett off three times.

The All-AmericanĀ is projected to be the first corner off the board.