Sweetwater’s Bailey Byrum commits to Western Carolina

Bailey Byrum, an all-state offensive lineman from Sweetwater High School, announced his commitment to Western Carolina on Sunday.

The 6-foot-7, 300-pound senior revealed the news on his Twitter account.

Byrum is rated a three-star prospect by 247Sports Composite. He’s considered the No. 124 offensive tackle in the nation, and the No. 26 overall player in Tennessee for the 2016 class.

He helped Sweetwater reach the Class 2A state playoffs this past season. Western Carolina competes in the Football Championship Subdivision.