WVU in the NFL | Free Agency Tracker
The start of the new league year as well as free agency will officially begin at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18.
WVSports.com tracks which former West Virginia players are hitting free agency and where they end up.
OL Quinton Spain
--Went undrafted in 2015.
--Played for the Tennessee Titans from 2015-18.
--Signed a one-year deal with the Bills last offseason and started every game for the team this past season.
Status: Signed a three-year contract worth $15 million to remain with the Bills.
Quinton Spain (Bills) three years, $15M, $4.5M gtd, $1.5M signing bonus, $1.4M 2020 fifth day roster bonus; salaries $2.25M ($1.6M gtd), $3.9M, $4.15M; annual up to $500K roster bonus, $100K annual workout bonus— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) March 16, 2020
LB Nick Kwiatkoski
--Drafted in the fourth round, 113th overall by the Chicago Bears.
--Had a career year for the Bears this past season, racking up career-highs in tackles (75), sacks (3), pass breakups (4). He also recorded his first-career interception and safety.
Status: Will reportedly sign a three-year deal worth $21 million with the Las Vegas Raiders.
Nick Kwiatkowski (Raider), three year, $21M, $13.5M gtd, salaries $6.75M (gtd), $3.37M (gtd for inj at signing, fully gtd 2021 third yr), $6.75M; $3.375M 2021 league year roster bonus gtd; $250K tackle incentive annual, $1.125M playtime base escalator 2021-22— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) March 16, 2020
DE/LB Bruce Irvin
--Drafted 15th overall by the Seattle Seahawks in 2012 and played for the franchise for four seasons, winning Super Bowl XLVIII.
--Also played for the Oakland Raiders and Atlanta Falcons before playing the 2019 season with the Carolina Panthers. He racked up 8.5 sacks this past year, the most he's had in a single season.
--Has totaled 303 tackles along with 52 sacks, 16 forced fumbles, three interceptions and two defensive touchdowns so far in his pro career.
Status: Irvin is reportedly heading back to Seattle to re-join the Seahawks.
DB Karl Joseph
--Drafted 14th overall by the Oakland Raiders in 2016.
--Accumulated 236 total tackles, 15 pass breakups, four interceptions and three fumble recoveries in 49 career games with the Raiders (41 starts).
--Started nine games last season before suffering a season-ending foot injury.
Status: Reportedly signing a one-year contract with the Cleveland Browns.
Other former West Virginia football players who are free agents this offseason:
DB Daryl Worley
LB Najee Goode
QB Geno Smith
RB Wendell Smallwood
WR Tavon Austin
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