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WVU adds WR Sean Ryan

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (April 8, 2019) – West Virginia University football coach Neal Brown has announced that sophomore wide receiver Sean Ryan, a 6-4, 195-pound wide receiver from Brooklyn, New York, has signed a grant-in-aid and will transfer to WVU from Temple University.

Sean Ryan, So., WR, 6-4, 195, Brooklyn, N.Y./Erasmus Hall/Temple

2018 (Fr.)

  • Played in 11 games for coach Geoff Collins at Temple
  • Finished with 12 catches for 162 yards, a touchdown and a long reception of 27 yards
  • One of just five true freshmen to see game action for Temple
  • Three catches for 44 yards with a long of 27 yards against Duke in the Independence Bowl
  • Scout team Special Teams Player of the Week (Cincinnati)
  • The Standard Player of the Game (ECU)
  • Season-high four catches for 57 yards and a touchdown against East Carolina
  • Caught first career touchdowns (24 yards) against East Carolina
  • Caught first career pass (11 yards) against Boston College
  • Saw first action against Buffalo
  • Part of the 2018 recruiting class and was a mid-year enrollee who joined the Owls in January

High School

  • Played wide receiver for coach Danny Landberg at Erasmus Hall High
  • Four-year letterwinner, helping team to a 44-8 record
  • Helped lead his team to a 12-1 record in his senior year
  • Selected wide receiver of the year for his conference
  • Earned all-city, Brooklyn 44 and all-conference team selection
  • Named to the all-city, Brooklyn 44 and all-conference teams during his sophomore and junior seasons as well


  • Son of Tameekah Douglas
  • One of five children

Press Release Credit: WVU Athletics Communications

Photo Credit: Temple University Athletics

Shanna Rose
WVU Graduate with a bachelor's in journalism and multimedia journalist. Sports Fan and sports writer. Former WVU News reporter. Contact Shanna on Twitter @SMR1837
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