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Amherst native Tyler Biadasz declares for NFL draft

The Wisconsin Badgers starting center and Amherst native Tyler Biadasz officially declared for the NFL draft on Wednesday.

Biadasz, a redshirt junior in 2019, will skip his senior season at UW to enter the draft.

"The last three years have been more than a dream. They've been very touching in my heart and they've been really special to me," Biadasz said in a video he posted to social media. "It's hard to say goodbye to such a great program like Wisconsin and for all the experiences with so many great people here."

Biadasz will enter the draft rated as ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper's number one center and his No. 24 overall draft prospect.

In his career at UW-Madison Biadasz racked up numerous awards and honors, including: winning first team All-American honors this season along with his freshman year in 2017.

He also became the first Wisconsin lineman to win the Rimington Trophy. An award that is given to the nations most outstanding center.

The 2020 NFL draft will take place in Paradise, Nevada April 23-25.

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