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NC State lands Wake Forest WR Wesley Grimes in NCAA Transfer Portal

Grant Grubbsby:Grant Grubbs12/08/23


On Friday, NC State received a commitment from Wake Forest wide receiver Wesley Grimes.

Grimes appeared in eight games for the Demon Deacons this season, tallying 20 receptions for 339 yards and four touchdowns. Grimes’ 339 receiving yards were the fourth-most for Wake Forest.

In his freshman season in 2022, Grimes appeared in seven games, helping lead the team to its seventh consecutive bowl game and back-to-back bowl wins with a victory over Missouri in the Gasparilla Bowl. He finished the season with four receptions for 33 yards and a touchdown.

Grimes played high school football at Raleigh (NC) Millbrook, where he was a four-star prospect. He was the No. 221 overall recruit in the 2022 cycle, according to the On3 Industry Ranking, a weighted average that utilizes all four major recruiting media companies.

To keep up with the latest players on the move, check out On3’s Transfer Portal wire

Track transfer portal activity

As of December 8th, 1,452 FBS players have entered the Transfer Portal. 

While the NCAA Transfer Portal database is private, the On3 Network has streamlined the reporting process tracking player movement. If you find yourself asking, ‘How can I track transfer portal activity?’ our well-established network of reporters and contacts across college athletics keeps you up to speed in several ways, from articles written about players as they enter and exit the transfer portal or find their new destination, to our social media channels, to the On3 Transfer Portal.

The transfer portal wire provides a real-time feed of player activity, including basic player profile information, transfer portal ranking and original On3 Industry recruiting ranking, as well as NIL valuation (name, image and likeness).

The On3 Transfer Portal Rankings allow for you to filter the On3 Industry Rankings to find the best of the best in the portal, starting with Overall Top Players

You can dive deeper into the rankings and filter by position whether it is QuarterbackRunning BackWide ReceiverTight EndOffensive TackleInterior Offensive LineEdgeDefensive LineLinebackerCornerbackSafetyAthleteKickerPunter, or Long Snapper you’re looking for. 

The On3 Transfer Portal Instagram account and Twitter account are excellent resources to stay up to date with the latest moves.