December 4, 2018
QB Jarrett Stidham plans to turn pro
QB Jarrett Stidham may have already played his last down at Auburn.
Either way, it looks like this will be his last season with the Tigers.
The redshirt junior plans to enter the NFL draft, sources told.
It’s unclear whether Stidham will play in the Music City Bowl, according to sources, though at least some inside the Auburn building do currently expect him to play.
While Stidham’s stock is down significantly from where it was entering the season, when had a first-round grade from at least one of the NFL’s scouting services, it’s still possible he could be selected during the first few rounds of the NFL draft.
Walter Football ranks Stidham as the seventh-best prospect among draft-eligible quarterbacks and projects he will be a second- or third-round draft pick.
Stidham’s numbers are down in every major category from 2017 and he finished the regular season ranked ninth or worse in the SEC in passing yards (ninth), touchdown passes (10th) and quarterback efficiency rating (11th).