Pitt star tailback LeSean McCoy once again delayed his decision on whether to declare himself eligible for the NFL Draft, in a statement released by the university’s athletic department:
“LeSean McCoy spoke to Coach Dave Wannstedt this afternoon and said he is not ready to make a final decision on the NFL Draft,” the statement read. “Coach Wannstedt encouraged LeSean to take the time he needs to make such an important decision.”
McCoy’s decision to turn professional was first reported Thursday by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. After an emotional meeting with Wannstedt Friday afternoon at Pitt’s Duratz Athletic Complex on the South Side, McCoy delayed his announcement through the weekend.
Underclassmen have until Thursday to apply for special eligibility to the NFL Draft and, in doing so, renounce their remaining eligibility.