SOURCE: WVU to Land Defensive Transfer From SEC

during the Gators' game against the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla. / UAA Communications photo by Maddie Washburn

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West Virginia and Defensive Coordinator Jordan Lesley are rumored to secure yet another solid defensive addition via the NCAA Transfer Portal.

According to College Transfer Portal on Twitter, former Florida linebacker Antwaun Powell-Ryland is set commit to WVU.

Powell-Ryland, who spent three years with the Gators, entered the transfer portal on April 21st.

In 27 appearances, the Virginia native tallied 34 tackles, 4.5 sacks, and 3 forced fumbles. He also made 5 starts.

A highly-touted prospect in the 2020 class, Powell-Ryland garnered 21 total offers – from Virginia Tech, North Carolina, and Oklahoma among many others.