Sean Ryan enters transfer portal

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Another WVU pass-catcher to move on from Morgantown

WVU wide receiver Sean Ryan runs out of the tunnel for his Senior Day ceremony ahead of the Mountaineers’ home finale against Texas on Nov. 20, 2021. West Virginia took down the Longhorns at Milan Puskar Stadium later that afternoon 31-23. (Photo: Sam Coniglio)

West Virginia wide receiver Sean Ryan is reportedly leaving the program after finishing his academic senior year with the Old Gold and Blue.

First reported by Rivals, the Brooklyn native caught 25 passes for 399 yards and three touchdowns in 2021 as the team’s fifth-leading receiver. He peaked in the Mountaineers’ road win over Kansas on Nov. 27, making five grabs for 87 yards in his best performance at WVU. He also made a touchdown catch in his Senior Day game against Texas on Nov. 20.

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Ryan is the fourth wide receiver to enter the portal this season and the second to do so after the Guaranteed Rate Bowl after Winston Wright Jr. He joined the program ahead of the 2019 season after starting his college career at Temple. There, he made 12 catches for 162 yards and a touchdown.

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