Iowa CB Josh Jackson heading to the NFL

Iowa CB Josh Jackson declares for the NFL draft. (CBS2/FOX28)

One of the star's of the Iowa Hawkeye defense is heading to the NFL.

Josh Jackson posted on Instagram that he is forgoing his senior season and declaring for the NFL draft. The redshirt junior is graduating in May.

Jackson was one of the best defensive backs in the country in the 2017 season, earning unanimous all-American honors while leading the NCAA with 8 interceptions, a school record.

Multiple NFL draft experts slate Jackson as a first round pick.

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