Bryce Ford-Wheaton enters the NFL draft after 5 years at WVU | Rare Techy
West Virginia wide receiver Bryce Ford-Wheaton celebrates a touchdown during the second quarter of an NCAA football game against Iowa State at Jack Trice Stadium, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Ames. Iowastatevswvu 202201105 Bh
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — After five years as a climber, Bryce Ford-Wheaton is ready to test his skills at the professional level. Ford-Wheaton announced Wednesday afternoon that he will enter the 2023 NFL Draft.
Thank you West Virginia 🏾 pic.twitter.com/54vwIgxRRR
— Bryce Ford-Wheaton (@Brycewheat3) 30 November 2022
Ford-Wheaton redshirted in 2018 and had one year of eligibility remaining due to the 2020 COVID season.
The Fuquay-Varina, NC native led West Virginia in receptions (62) and touchdowns (7) this fall. His 675 receiving yards trailed only Sam James on the Mountaineer’s list. Ford-Wheaton caught at least two passes in 12 games this season. He posted season highs in receptions (11) and receptions (152) in the Big 12 opener against Kansas.
Ford-Wheaton played 46 games at West Virginia. He caught 143 passes for 1,867 yards and 15 touchdowns.
Ford-Wheaton has been invited to compete in the annual East-West Shrine Game with teammate Dante Stills. Ford-Wheaton earned second-team All-Big 12 honors this season.