Wes Lyons

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Wes Lyons
No. 15
Position: Wide Receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-09-12) September 12, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight: 233 lb (106 kg)
Career information
High school: Pittsburgh (PA) Woodland Hills
College: West Virginia
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2010
Receptions: 0
Receiving Yards: 0
Receiving TDs: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Wes Lyons (born September 12, 1988) is a former American football wide receiver. He played college football at West Virginia. Lyons graduated from Woodland Hills High School and is one of the many successful players from Woodland Hills to reach the NFL.

Professional career[edit]

Spokane Shock[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Lyons signed with the Spokane Shock of the Arena Football League on September 24, 2010.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

While still under contract with the Shock, Lyons was signed to a two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers on February 15, 2011.[1] Lyons played in all four of the Steelers' preseason games and caught 3 passes for 63 yards. He also caught an eleven-yard touchdown, which was called back due to a holding call. Despite being the third leading wide receiver, he was released on September 2, 2011.

He again signed with the Steelers on March 21, 2012, this time as a tight end. He was once again released on July 12, 2012.

Pittsburgh Power[edit]

Lyons was signed by the Pittsburgh Power on April 16, 2013. Lyons spent the entire season on the Injured Reserve.

Author Work[edit]

Lyons published his first book in 2012 titled "The Pursuit With Patience" about his life and football experiences.[2]


  1. ^ "Former Shock Signee Signs with Steelers". www.arenafootball.com. 2011-02-16. Retrieved 2012-09-26. 
  2. ^ http://wesleylyons.com/

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