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Michigan C Cesar Ruiz says he's entering NFL draft

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan center Cesar Ruiz says he's forgoing his senior season and entering the NFL draft.

Ruiz announced his intentions in a statement on social media Friday. Ruiz was named to the watch list for the 2019 Rimington Trophy and Outland Trophy.

"Since the day I touched a football I knew I wanted to play in the National Football League," Ruiz said. "It's always been my dream, and now I am ready to make my dream a reality."

No. 17 Michigan finished its season with a loss to No. 9 Alabama in the Citrus Bowl on Wednesday.

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Updated January 3, 2020

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