LSU outside linebacker/defensive end Arden Key has officially announced that he will enter the 2018 NFL draft.

“Our sincere gratitude goes out to all of the LSU fans, the state of Louisiana, [Ed Orgeron] and staff, administration and most of all my brothers,” Key said in an official announcement on Twitter.

“A special thank you to Coach [Les] Miles for giving me the opportunity to become a Tiger. … Excited to start my new journey and prayers that my LSU fam will continue to support me. To LSU Football, bring our state of Louisiana a national championship.”

Key, who is 6’6 and around 250 pounds, is projected as a 1st-round talent.