Florida place kicker Evan McPherson (19) watches as his kick for a field goal goes through the uprights during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Kentucky, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla.

FORT PAYNE — University of Florida kicker Evan McPherson will bypass his senior year and enter the 2021 NFL Draft, the Fort Payne native announced Tuesday.

The 5-foot-11 junior posted a message of his plan to leave Florida and pursue his dreams of becoming a professional football player on Twitter.

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