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Ex-East Lake/FSU receiver George Campbell transferring to West Virginia

The former five-star recruit decided to finish his college career with the Mountaineers as a graduate transfer, according to his uncle.
Florida State wide receiver George Campbell (11) on the line of scrimmage during a 2016 football practice at Doak Campbell Stadium. (Times)
Published Jun. 4
Updated Jun. 4

Former East Lake standout George Campbell has decided to finish his college career at West Virginia, according to his uncle, Ahmad Jackson.

“Done deal,” Jackson said via direct message on Twitter. “One-way flight this morning.”

Campbell, who spent the past four seasons at FSU, was a five-star recruit and the No. 3 receiver prospect in the class of 2015, according to 247Sports.

In three seasons with the Seminoles (he red-shirted in 2016), Campbell battled through numerous injuries and finished with 13 career catches for 206 yards. His best season was in 2017 when he had six catches for 122 yards.

Campbell announced in February that he would become a graduate transfer. He initially planned on going to Penn State, but changed his plans last month.

Campbell joins a Mountaineers offense that lost its top three receivers from last season.

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