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WVU CB Nicktroy Fortune Enters Transfer Portal

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Oct 3, 2020; Morgantown, West Virginia, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers cornerback Nicktroy Fortune (11) celebrates after a missed Baylor Bears field goal during the first quarter at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports

West Virginia’s transfer portal woes continue. On Tuesday afternoon, WVU starting cornerback Nicktroy Fortune entered his name into the portal, departing from the program.

Fortune played in 29 games, starting in 19 over three seasons at WVU. The Roswell, Ga., native 76 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and one interception. Fortune missed the second half of the 2021 season with an injury. Fortune will have one year of eligibility remaining.

West Virginia continues to lose defensive players after the contract extensions of defensive coordinator Jordan Lesley and assistant coaches. The Mountaineers have lost Daryl Porter Jr. and Josh Chandler-Semedo over the past month.

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Ethan Bock is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in journalism at WVU. He currently is an intern with the Final Fourcast podcast. Ethan has covered WVU football and men’s basketball for the last year. He is from Cincinnati, Ohio.

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