Bryce Wheaton

Bryce Wheaton
  • Position Wide Receiver
  • Height 6'5"
  • Weight 207
  • Hometown Fuquay Varina, N.C.
  • High School Holly Springs HS
  • High School Coach Robert Furth



  • Played for coach Robert Furth at Holly Springs High
  • Will be a third generation Mountaineer behind grandfather Garrett Ford Sr. and uncle Garrett Ford Jr., who were standout running backs at West Virginia
  • Grandfather was also a long-time administrator at WVU
  • An All-SWAC selection as a senior
  • Selected to the 2017 Shrine Bowl for Team North Carolina
  • Team offensive MVP as a senior despite missing six games due to a shoulder injury
  • Three-year lettermen for Holly Springs
  • Three-star ranking by ESPN, rivals and 247Sports
  • 247Sports ranks him the No. 27 best prospect in North Carolina and the No. 135 wide receiver overall
  • ESPN ranks him No. 23 in the state and No. 144 nationally at his position
  • rivals lists him as the No. 34 best recruit in North Carolina
  • Second-team South Wake All-Conference selection
  • Also played defensive back and ran track for Holly Springs
  • Sophomore and junior totals combined were 42 catches for 479 yards with a long reception of 66 yards
  • Averaged 11.4 yards per catch in those two years with six touchdowns
  • Also as a sophomore and junior totaled 184 rushing yards and two touchdowns with an average of 11.5 yards per carry
  • Also offered by Missouri, Syracuse, Louisville and Washington State

Other Offers

West Virginia




Washington State


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Recruiting Timeline

  • Signs NLI


    Wheaton signs National Letter of Intent.

  • Official Visit


    Wheaton officially visits West Virginia.

  • Verbal Commit


    Wheaton verbally commits to West Virginia.