Tyrone Wheatley 17
Tyrone  Wheatley

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Buffalo, N.Y.

High School:
Canisius

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 276

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
02/04/1997

Experience:
So.


CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

CAREER HIGHS

Receiving
Receptions: 2 - Illinois, 2016
Yards: 27 - Illinois, 2016
Long: 21 - Illinois, 2016
TDs: 1 - Illinois, 2016

At Michigan
• 2015 U-M Athletic Academic Achievement

Sophomore (2016)
• Switched to jersey #17 from #8 prior to the start of the season
• Played in all 13 games at tight end and on field goal protection unit
• Caught his first career pass, a 21-yard touchdown, against Illinois (Oct. 22nd)
• Saw time at tight end and on special teams against Michigan State (Oct. 29), Maryland (Nov. 5), Iowa (Nov. 12), Indiana (Nov.19) and Ohio State (Nov. 26)
• Made an eight-yard reception vs. Florida State in the Orange Bowl (Dec. 30)

Freshman (2015)
• Did not see game action

Prep
• Attended Canisius High School (2015), coached by Rich Robbins

Key Statistics
• Hauled in 27 passes for 372 yards and four touchdowns

Honors and Rankings
• Rivals.com four-star prospect, the No. 13 tight end nationally and No. 1 prospect in New York
• four-star prospect, the 25th-ranked defensive end nationally and No. 1 overall prospect in New York according to Scout.com
• No. 12 overall prospect in the nation according to ESPN.com
• Earned all-area recognition

Personal
• Tyrone Wheatley Jr. was born February 4, 1997
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, major undeclared.

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