Michigan linebacker and 2016 Heisman finalist Jabrill Peppers announced via his twitter account and a Sport Illustrated interview that he will declare for the 2017 NFL Draft.

Peppers is regarding as one of the top safeties in the upcoming draft and a first-round pick and said this decision was a difficult one.

“I’m choosing between cementing my legacy as a college player and starting my pro legacy. It’s something you dream of when you were a kid. I was torn between the two,” said Peppers.

During his time in Ann Arbor he played 15 positions including cornerback, safety, runningback, wide receiver, linebacker, wildcat quarterback and more. In his final season, he finished fifth in the Heisman vote and recorded four total touchdowns.