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Tony Fields Announces He Will Forego Bowl Game, Focus on NFL Draft



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West Virginia senior linebacker Tony Fields II has announced on his Instagram that he will be declaring for the upcoming NFL draft. In the post, Fields announced he will not be using the extra year of eligibility the NCAA has offered to all players and will instead declare for the 2021 NFL draft. Fields also announced that he will not participate in a possible bowl game.

Fields transferred to WVU prior to this season after three seasons as a starter at Arizona. Fields led the Mountaineers with 88 total tackles. He also had four tackles for loss, one sack and one interception. Fields has accepted an invitation to this season’s Reese’s Senior Bowl.


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Cody spent the last two years getting his master's degree in journalism from WVU. 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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