Noah Fant is Heading for the NFL, Won’t Play in Hawkeye Bowl Game


Iowa Hawkeye Tight End Noah Fant

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

IOWA CITY, Iowa  —  Iowa Hawkeyes fans have seen Noah Fant play his last snap in black-and-gold.

Today the superstar tight end announced he is leaving school early for the NFL and won’t play in the Hawkeyes’ bowl game.

“Since the very first time I put on a pair of football pads as a child, it has been my dream to play in the NFL”, Fant said in a post on Twitter announcing the decision, “I am very excited for what the future holds and extremely humbled by the amazing opportunity in front of me.  I will always bleed black and gold and forever be a Hawkeye.”

NFL Draft analysts list Fant as a likely first round draft pick.  He was a semifinalist for the John Mackey Award for the nation’s top tight end.  Teammate TJ Hockenson is a finalist for the award.


Latest News

More News