Florida Gators defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnson is forgoing his senior season to enter the NFL draft, he announced Monday evening on Twitter.
The 6-foot, 208-pound Cocoa native appeared in every game during his three years at UF and started 25 times. He was the MVP of the Outback Bowl as a true freshman and continued to be one of the Gators' top defensive players as a sophomore and junior, even after switching from safety to nickelback this season.
Thank You Gator Nation !!!! pic.twitter.com/BnseLUFn08— Chauncey Gardner-Johnson (@CGJXXIII) November 26, 2018
Gardner-Johnson was tied for the team lead with two interceptions. He also ranked fourth with 66 tackles and third with nine tackles for a loss.