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Vikes go 'extra mile' for Wiley

LB Grant Wiley was one of the many undrafted prospects to draw high interest as a free agent.

Updated: April 30, 2004, 4:27 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

With last weekend's draft winding down, and the odds lengthening against West Virginia middle linebacker Grant Wiley hearing his name called among 255 selections, the phone lines began ringing incessantly in the Los Angeles office of agent Gary Wichard.

Even before the draft officially concludes with the choice of "Mr. Irrelevant," most teams usually begin trolling for free-agent candidates. And given that Wiley had recorded 492 tackles as a four-year starter for the Mountaineers, including ...

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