How he fits:
Bryce can line up in the backfield, on the line or flexed out as a wideout, and his straight line release will cause issues for opposing linebackers and safeties. Witham is quicker and more fluid in the open field -- both of which may allow him to be a better route runner in college. Make no mistake: the staff is bringing Bryce in for his receiving and athletic ability versus his skills as a blocker. Witham looks more like a running back in the open field than a tight end, which isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Chances to play in 2015:
Hopefully not. With a healthy Duke Anyanwu as the featured catching tight end and a lot of blocking TEs, Witham will hopefully be able to redshirt, get stronger and be ready to make a run at a starting spot in 2016.