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WVU Receiver Keion Wakefield Puts Name in NCAA Transfer Portal

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West Virginia redshirt-senior wide receiver Keion Wakefield has entered into the transfer portal, WVU Athletics has confirmed to WVSN. Chris Anderson of EerSports first reported.

Wakefield came to WVU as a graduate transfer walk-on from Louisville in January.

Wakefield redshirted in 2017 and played sparingly the following two seasons. In 14 games across the 2018 and 2019 seasons Wakefield, 5-foot-10 184 pounds, made seven receptions for 80 yards. He also returned two kickoffs for 44 yards.

WVU head coach Neal Brown said during training camp that Wakefield could be in the mix for playing time at inside receiver. He did not dress for WVU’s season opener against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 12.

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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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