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Receiver Ricky Johns has Entered the Transfer Portal

Cody Nespor

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According to Chris Anderson on Twitter, WVU wide receiver Rick Johns has entered the transfer portal.

Johns, a redshirt sophomore, came to WVU as a safety before being converted to wide receiver. He redshirted as a true freshman and converted to receiver that Spring.

Coming out of North Penn High School, the North Wales, Pennsylvania native was a highly regarded safety prospect. ESPN rated Johns as a three-star recruit and the number 16 safety in Pennsylvania.

Johns saw time in three games last season, logging a career-high six snaps against Youngstown State.

Johns is the second Mountaineer to officially enter the transfer portal this season after receiver Tevin Bush did so midway through October.

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Cody is currently a second-year graduate student at West Virginia University studying journalism. His graduate research focuses on the effects newspaper closures have on local communities. He graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2018 with a degree in digital media production. He was born and raised in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

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