The Purdue football program lost one of its top players for the 2020 season. Star wide receiver Rondale Moore announced on social media that he has decided to opt-out and will shift his focus to preparing for the 2021 NFL Draft.
The farewell message Moore shared with Purdue fans focused on highlighting his experiencing during is time with the program. He also mentioned how he will be graduating with his degree in just 2.5 years as of December.
The 5-9 standout receiver appeared in four games in 2019 as a leg injury cut his season short. During those performances, he recorded 29 catches, 387 yards, and two touchdowns. He cemented himself as being. one of the most electrifying players in all of college football and losing his presence will be tough to overcome for Purdue.
Moore is far from the only notable player to choose to opt-out of the 2020 season. He is joined by Jacob Panasiuk (Michigan State), Gregory Rousseau (Miami), Micah Parsons (Penn State), Rashod Bateman (Minnesota), and Caleb Farley (Virginia Tech).
Many NFL experts consider Rondale Moore as being one of the elite wide receiver prospects that will be available in the 2021 NFL Draft. Now, he will have no shortage of time to prepare for that.