LSU WR Terrace Marshall Jr. confirms he’s opting out of the 2020 season; declares for 2021 NFL Draft

LSU WR Terrace Marshall Jr. confirms he’s opting out of the 2020 season; declares for 2021 NFL Draft
Terrace Marshall Jr. during the first half of a game between LSU and South Carolina at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020.(Photo by: Chris Parent / LSU Athletics) (Source: Chris Parent/Chris Parent / LSU Athletics)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU junior wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. is opting out of the remainder of the 2020 college football season.

Reports surfaced on Sunday, Nov. 29 that Marshall was stepping away from the team and he later confirmed those reports via social media. He also said he has declared for the 2021 NFL Draft.

ESPN’s Alex Scarborough reported about Marshall’s decision, crediting Jordy Culotta with breaking the news about the star wide receiver opting out.

Marshall Jr. is the fourth Tiger to opt-out this season, joining wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, defensive back Kary Vincent, and defensive lineman Tyler Shelvin, who opted out before the season started.

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The 6-foot-3 wide receiver from Bossier City, La. has 48 catches for 731 yards and 10 touchdowns for the Tigers this season.

Marshall Jr. currently ranks third in the SEC in receiving yards and touchdowns. Over the past two seasons, Marshall has 23 touchdown receptions.

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