But he'll miss West Virginia.
The Atlanta native expressed a deep love of Mountaineer football fans.
"They support me both on and off the field," he said. "A lot of places, they only care what you do on the field. Not here. I feel like I'll always have a home in West Virginia."
The hundred-odd fans lined up to have their pictures taken with him and get his autograph were a testament to that.
Many gave the same reason for coming out: "It's Bruce."
Some were alumni, some were just fans. Some watched the games on TV, and some made a point to attend as many games as possible. All agreed that Irvin is exciting to watch.
Collectibles, Etc., manager Chad Rogers said that autographs are free with the purchase of any items from the store, but fans can also pay a fee to bring in their own items.
"We bring in a ton of athletes every year," he said. "Our next big event is Kevin Jones from the basketball team on April 14."