WVU Release Wesley McCormick has signed

Keenan Cummings

Fact Based and Wonderful
Sep 16, 2007
Football Announces Defensive Back Addition
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – (June 1, 2022) - West Virginia University football coach Neal Brown has announced that Wesley McCormick, a 6-foot, 199-pound, fifth-year senior defensive back from Germantown, Maryland, has signed a grant-in-aid and will transfer to WVU from James Madison University. He will have one year of eligibility remaining.

Wesley McCormick, S-Sr., DB, 6-0, 199, Germantown, Md./Northwest/James Madison

2021 (Sr.) – James Madison

Played cornerback for coach Curt Cignetti
Played in one game, redshirting to retain final year of eligibility
Had one tackle against Maine
2020 (Sr.) – James Madison
Started seven games at cornerback
VaSID First Team All-State
Had 20 tackles, including 16 unassisted, one tackle for loss, three interceptions and two pass breakups
Tied for CAA lead in interceptions and tied for second in total passes defended (five)
Career-high six tackles with a tackle for loss against Robert Morris
Recorded first career interception at Elon with a 26-yard return
Also had an interception vs. VMI in FCS first round and one vs. North Dakota in FCS quarterfinals
Added five tackles in VMI playoff win
Had three or more tackles in four games
CAA Football Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (Spring 2021)
2019 (Jr.) – James Madison
Played in 14 games, making 11 starts at cornerback
Had 22 total tackles, including 17 solo stops, two tackles for loss, one forced fumble and three pass breakups
Season-high four tackles and a forced fumble vs. Richmond
Had a tackle for loss at West Virginia and at Elon
Recorded three tackles in three games
2018 (So.) – James Madison
Played in 12 games, making three starts at cornerback
Had 10 total tackles, including five solo stops
Season-best three tackles in season opener at NC State
Had two stops vs. Stony Brook

2017 (Fr.) – James Madison
Played in all 15 games, primarily on special teams
Had 16 total tackles, including 12 unassisted tackles, and a pass breakup
Season-high three tackles vs. Stony Brook in FCS second round
Four games with two tackles and tallied two solo stops in four outings
Had first career pass breakup at Rhode Island
High School
Named All-Metro Honorable Mention as a senior
Earned all-county defensive back honors as a senior
Maryland Team Big 33 selection
Participant in the Maryland Crab Bowl
Helped Northwest to state semifinals as a junior
Dual-sport athlete who is a state champion in indoor and outdoor track
Honor roll student
Son of William McCormick and Patricia Jefferson
Graduated from JMU with a bachelor’s degree sport and recreation management

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