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Colorado’s Laviska Shenault Jr. among 58 prospects participating in virtual NFL Draft

The prolific receiver will be part of the virtual NFL Draft on April 23-25

NFL Combine - Day 3 Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images

A list of fifty-eight prospects who will virtually participate in the NFL Draft was released by the league last week. Among the group of six Pac-12 players to make the cut was Colorado Buffaloes wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the league has announced plans for a full-scale virtual draft likely done by the technologies of Zoom video conferencing. The league office and team facilities will remain closed due to current regulations set forth by commissioner Roger Goodell. Teams were advised to prepare draft operations from alternate locations and adhere to social distancing.

Shenault made the decision to forgo his senior season at CU and enter the draft last December. The high-flying DeSoto, Texas product competed at the NFL combine, running an official 4.58-second 40-yard dash while dealing with a core injury that later required surgery. Shenault didn’t participate in CU’s pro timing day on March 11. One of the most productive players from scrimmage in CU history. In 27 games over three seasons, Shenault averaged 11.6 yards per touch and a touchdown every 11 touches for a total of 2,223 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Here is the full list of prospects who will virtually participate in the 2020 NFL Draft.