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Former Texas RB/H-back Chris Warren III declared for the 2018 NFL Draft

So much for transferring.

NCAA Football: Texas at Iowa State Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

When running back/H-back Chris Warren III left the Texas Longhorns program late in November, he planned on transferring to further his “education and football career.” On Friday, his name was listed among those underclassmen who declared for the 2018 NFL Draft.

So the college football career of the former US Army All-American is now over as he looks ahead to the next step.

Warren burst onto the scene as a freshman with a 276-yard, four-touchdown performance against Texas Tech in 2015.

However, outside of a big game against lowly San Jose State this season, Warren was never able to replicate that success again. He eventually fell out of the running back rotation following the Oklahoma State game — he carried the ball only four times in the last five games and was moved to H-back late in the season.

The 6’4, 250-pounder finished the regular season with 71 carries for 314 yards and six touchdowns, along with 18 catches for 229 yards and two more touchdowns.

Warren is the sixth junior from the 2017 Texas football roster to declare early for the draft. A record 106 players were granted special early eligibility by the NFL after 26 percent of the early entrees went undrafted last season.

(h/t Danny Davis)