Matt Wile 45
Matt Wile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Francis Parker

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 219

Position:
PK


10/17/2014

Wile Continues Michigan Family Lineage

Football's Wile Continues Michigan Family Lineage

10/13/2014

Ryan, Wile Earn Share of Big Ten Weekly Honors

Ryan, Wile Earn Share of Big Ten Football Weekly Honors

01/21/2013

2012 Michigan Football Roster

2012 Michigan Football Roster

01/01/2013

Michigan Loses Lead, Outback Bowl on Gamecocks' Late TD

Football Loses Lead, Outback Bowl on Gamecocks' Late TD

01/01/2013

Postgame Notes: #11 South Carolina 33, #19 Michigan 28

Postgame Notes: #11 South Carolina 33, #19 Michigan 28

08/15/2014

Countdown to Kickoff - Day 15

Senior PK Matt Wile is the focus of Friday's Countdown to Kickoff, speaking about his max distance on a field goal, his typical day of practice and what other position he could play best.

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

CAREER HIGHS

Punting
Punts: 10, at Iowa (Nov. 23, 2013)
Yards: 354, at Iowa (Nov. 23, 2013)
Average: 51.7, vs. Minnesota (Oct. 5, 2013)
50+: 2, three times (last vs. Nebraska, Nov. 9, 2013)
I-20: 3, twice (last at Iowa, Nov. 23, 2013)
Long: 69, vs. Nebraska (Nov. 9, 2013)

At Michigan ... four-year letterman ... has appeared in 52 contests as a kickoff specialist and punter ... has made 20-of-29 career field goals with a long of 52 ... appeared in 18 games as a punter, with 29 punts inside the 20.

Senior (2014)... Academic All-Big Ten ... earned fourth varsity letter ... appeared in 12 games ... made 15-of-21 field goal attempts with a long of 48 ... MARYLAND (Nov. 22) ... went 3-for-4 on field goal attempts, with a long of 33 yards ... missed 39-yard attempt ... NORTHWESTERN (Nov. 8) ... made 37-yard field goal ... attempt from 41 yards was blocked ... INDIANA (Nov. 1) ... went 2-for-2 on field goal attempts, making from 23 and 35 yards ... MICHIGAN STATE (Oct. 25) ... went 1-for-1 on field goal attempts, making from 48 yards ... PENN STATE (Oct. 11) ... went 3-for-3 on field goal attempts, with a long of 45 yards ... RUTGERS (Oct. 4) ... went 1-for-2 on field goal attempts, making from39 yards ... 56-yard attempt was blocked ... UTAH (Sept. 20) ... went 1-for-1 on field goal attempts, making from 42 yards ... MIAMI (OH) (Sept. 13) ... went 2-for-2 on field goal attempts ... went 4-for-4 on PATs ... NOTRE DAME (Sept. 6) ... went 0-of-2 on field goal attempts ... APPALACHIAN STATE (Aug. 30) ... went 1-of-2 on field goal attempts ... went 7-for-7 on PATs.

Junior (2013) ... Academic All-Big Ten ...earned third varsity letter ... appeared in 13 games on special teams as a kickoff specialist ... appeared in 12 games at punter ... made 3-of-5 field goal attempts with a long of 49 yards ... punted 61 times for 2,476 yards, with a long of 69 yards ... KANSAS STATE (Dec. 28) ... converted both of his field goal attempts and punted four times with a long of 55 yards ... OHIO STATE ... punted three times with an average of 44.0 yards per attempt, pinning one inside the 20 ... IOWA (Nov. 23) ... recorded career-highs with 10 punts for 354 yards, including three punts downed inside the opponent's 20-yard line ... NORTHWESTERN (Nov. 16) ... punted six times for 255 total yards, including three inside the 20 ... NEBRASKA (Nov. 9) ... registered career-long 69-yard punt ... MICHIGAN STATE (Nov. 2) ... converted his first field goal of the season from 49 yards out and registered eight punts for 327 yards ... MINNESOTA (Oct. 5) ... averaged 51.7 yards-per-attempt on three punts, including two that traveled 50+ yards ... CONNECTICUT (Sept. 21) ... kicked off five times for an average of 61.0 yards, with four touchbacks ... AKRON (Sept. 14) ... kicked off five times for an average of 62.8 yards with two touchbacks ... NOTRE DAME (Sept. 7) ... kicked off eight times with an average of 60.5 yards and five touchbacks ... CENTRAL MICHIGAN (Aug. 31) ... kicked off 10 times with 64.6 yards/kick average and five touchbacks.

Sophomore (2012) ... earned second varsity letter ... appeared in 13 games on special teams as a kickoff specialist and seven games as a punter ... punted 12 times for 35.9 yard average with nine inside the opponent's 20-yard line ... kicked off 77 times with 60.5 yards/kick average and 28 touchbacks ... went 2-for-2 on field goal attempts .... connected on a career-long 52-yard field goal against South Carolina in the Outback Bowl (Jan. 1) ... .. SOUTH CAROLINA (Jan. 1) ... kicked off seven times for a 62.0 average with one touchback ... punted three times for a 48.0 average with two punts placed inside the 20 ... OHIO STATE (Nov. 24) ... kicked off four times for a 60.8 average with two touchbacks ... NORTHWESTERN (Nov. 10) ... kicked off six times for 62.2 average with two touchbacks ... MINNESOTA (Nov. 3) ... kicked off six times for 59.2 average with one touchback ... NEBRASKA (Oct. 27) ... kicked off four times for 63.0 average with one touchback ... MICHIGAN STATE (Oct. 20) posted first collegiate field goal -- on his first attempt -- from 48 yards ... kicked off five times for 59.8 average with two touchbacks ... tallied one punt inside the 20 ... ILLINOIS (Oct. 13) ... kicked off eight times for 62.4 average with four touchbacks ... all three punts were placed inside the 20 yard line ... PURDUE (Oct. 6) ... kicked off nine times for 56.9 average with one touchback .... recorded one punt for 27 yards ... NOTRE DAME (Sept. 22) ... kicked off three times for 60.0 average with three touchbacks ... lone punt of the game landed inside 20 .... MASSACHUSETTS (Sept. 15) ... kicked off nine times for 57.6 average with three touchbacks ... tallied one punt inside 20 ... AIR FORCE (Sept. 8) ... kicked off six times for 62.3 average with three touchbacks ... made season debut as a punter ... ALABAMA (Sept. 1) ... kicked off three times for 65.0 avg. with three touchbacks.

Freshman (2011) ... Sugar Bowl champion ... earned first varsity letter ... ESPN.com and BTN.com Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... appeared in 13 games; kicked off in all 13 games and punted in first four games and in the Sugar Bowl ... kicked off 79 times with 64.0 yards/kick average and 19 touchbacks ... punted 14 times for 41.1-yard avg. with four inside the opponent's 20-yard line ... ILLINOIS (Nov. 12) ... recorded career-best five touchbacks on six kickoffs ... named the CFPA Kickoff Specialist of the Week ... SAN DIEGO STATE (Sept. 24) ... career-best 49.0 yards/punt average on four attempts; two 50+ yards, including career-high 51-yarder; two inside-20 punts ... WESTERN MICHIGAN (Sept. 3) ... made career debut as specialist on kickoffs and punts.

Prep ... attended Francis W. Parker High School (2011) coached by John Morrison ... Key Statistics ... made 10-of-13 field goals with a long of 49 yards and also had 91 of his 101 kickoffs go for touchbacks during his senior season ... punted six times for an average of 41 yards and pinned the East team inside their own 20-yard line twice during the U.S. Army All-American Game ... converted 9-of-12 field goals with a long of 48 yards as a junior ... averaged a touchback on 89.9 percent of his kickoffs junior year ... Honors and Rankings ... named to the MaxPreps.com Small Schools All-American Team as a junior and to the services Sophomore All-American Team.

Personal ... Matthew Wile was born June 20, 1992 ... his father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather all attended U-M Medical School ... father, Dr. Peter Wile, is a team physician for the San Diego State Aztecs ... enrolled in the College of Engineering, majoring in industrial and operations engineering.

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