Michigan LB Uche entering NFL draft, plans to play in bowl game

Michigan linebacker Josh Uche is entering the NFL draft.

The redshirt junior shared his plans Wednesday night on his social media accounts, adding he will play for the 17th-ranked Wolverines in their bowl game.

COLLEGE PARK, MD - NOVEMBER 02: Michigan Wolverines linebacker Josh Uche (6) during a Big10 football game between the University of Maryland and the University of Michigan on November 02, 2019, at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium, in College Par

Uche had a team-high 8 1/2 sacks this season and had three more tackles for losses. He had 34 tackles, forced two fumbles, recovering one, and defended two passes. The Miami native had seven sacks last season. He played in just four games as a freshman in 2016, potentially giving him a fifth season.

Michigan (9-3) will get its bowl bid Sunday night.