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2020 NFL Draft Pick Announces Shocking Retirement At 24

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A 2020 NFL Draft pick is retiring, and he's just 24 years old. 

Washington Commanders head coach Ron Rivera announced this Thursday that 2020 NFL Draft pick Antonio Gandy-Golden is retiring. 

Gandy-Golden, 24, was taken by the Commanders in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft out of Liberty. He had 1,396 yards and 10 touchdowns his senior year with the Flames. 

However, Gandy-Golden played in just 10 games in two seasons with the Commanders. He totaled one catch for three yards during his brief NFL career. 

The former Liberty standout is heading back to school and leaving the NFL behind. 

A stunning outcome for all involved. 

Previously a wide receiver, Antonio Gandy-Golden worked hard this offseason to try and change positions to tight end. It was a clear effort to try and revive his NFL career and get more playing time. 

However, it now appears Gandy-Golden has had a change of heart about his future. He'll be heading back to school to pursue other ventures. 

The Commanders, meanwhile, begin the 2022 season on Sept. 11 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.