When Saquon Barkley opted for the 2018 NFL Draft — forgoing his senior season at Penn State in the process — Nittany Lions coaches took to social media to give their thoughts on the do-it-all back.
Related: Barkley declares for NFL draft.
Here are some of Penn State’s coaches commenting on social media after Barkley’s public declaration:
Class act from day 1. All the best #26… https://t.co/eaYmJs25tY
— Matthew Limegrover (@CoachLimegrover) January 1, 2018
It has been an honor getting to know this young man. Everyone sees him as a great player but hopefully everyone in our program will remember him more for being a tremendous teammate. #WeAre https://t.co/J0i9wZPgSU
— Ricky Rahne (@RickyRahne) January 1, 2018
— Matt Fleischacker (@CoachFly_) January 1, 2018
Dwight Galt, the team’s assistant athletics director — performance enhancement — via psusports.com — made his thoughts known as well:
Better person than he is a football player. Good luck buddy!!! https://t.co/kjW3LfWLZz
— Dwight Galt IV (@dgalt56) January 1, 2018