Iowa All-America C Tyler Linderbaum declares for NFL Draft
IOWA CITY, Iowa
Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum announced Friday that he will skip his senior season and enter the NFL Draft.
The consensus All-American was the Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year and received the Rimington Trophy as the top center in the nation. He was also a finalist for the Lombardi Prize and the Outland Trophy.
Linderbaum started 35 straight games at center after arriving from Solon, Iowa, as a defensive lineman. He should be a first-round pick and the first center selected.
“To my coaches, thank you for taking a chance on a kid from small town Iowa,” Linderbaum tweeted. “Thank you for pushing me to be a great football player, but an even better man.”
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