Wilton Speight 3
Wilton  Speight

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Richmond, Va.

High School:
The Collegiate School

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 243

Position:
QB

Experience:
Jr.


12/04/2016

Kornacki: Speight Follows QB Heroes into Statement Game

Kornacki: Speight Follows QB Heroes into Statement Game

11/30/2016

Butt Repeats as Big Ten's Tight End of the Year

Butt Repeats as Big Ten's Tight End of the Year

11/05/2016

Butt, Speight Set Records in Blowout Win

Butt, Speight Set Records in Blowout Win

11/05/2016

Kornacki: Speight's Strengths on Full Display Saturday

Kornacki: Speight's Strengths on Full Display Saturday

10/26/2016

Kornacki: How Speight Came to Lead the Wolverines

Kornacki: How Speight Came to Lead the Wolverines

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

CAREER HIGHS

Passing
Attempts: 37 - UCF, 2016
Completions: 25 - UCF, 2016
Yards: 362 - Maryland, 2016
Long: 56 - Maryland, 2016

At Michigan
• 2015 letterman
• Played in 17 career games and started ten contests at quarterback
• Tied for most touchdown passes in the first two games of a season by a Michigan quarterback with seven touchdowns passes
• Set the Michigan record for most passing yards in the first half of a game (292, vs. Maryland, Nov. 5, 2016)
• Two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 12, Nov. 7, 2016)
• Manning Award Star and Davey O'Brien "Great 8" List honoree after beating Maryland (Nov. 8, 2016)
• Was a backup in seven games during the 2015 season

Junior (2016)
• Was the team's Offensive Player of the Game after games against UCF (Sept. 10), Penn State (co-)(Sept. 24), Illinois (Oct. 22), and Maryland (co-)(Nov. 5)
• Manning Award Star of the Week against Maryland (Nov. 5)
• Pro Football Focus College Big Ten Team of the Week honoree against Illinois (Oct. 22) and Michigan State (Oct. 29)
• Has started ten games at quarterback
• Completed 10-of-13 passes (77.0 pct.) for 145 yards and three touchdowns against Hawaii (Sept. 3)
• Completed 25-of-37 passes (67.7 pct.) for 312 yards and four touchdowns against UCF (Sept. 10)
• Went 16-of-30 passing for 229 yards and one TD vs. Colorado (Sept. 17)
• Completed 21-of-34 passes for 189 yards and one TD against Penn State (Sept. 24)
• Completed 20-of-32 passes for 219 yards, including a game-winning 46-yard touchdown pass to Amara Darboh in the fourth quarter vs. Wisconsin (Oct. 1)
• Went six-of-13 passing for 100 yards and one TD at Rutgers (Oct. 8)
• Completed 16-of-23 passes (69.5 pct.) for 253 yards vs. Illinois (Oct.22)
• Registered a season best 244 yards, completing 16-of-25 (64.0 pct.) attempts against Michigan State (Oct. 29)
• Set career-highs in completion percentage (79 percent) and yards (362) against Maryland (Nov. 5) to earn Offensive Player of the Game honors, breaking the program record for most first-half passing yards (292) while leading U-M to over 600 yards of offense, 10.0 yards per play and a season-high 31 first downs
• Connected on 11-of-26 (42.0 pct) attempts for 103 years at Iowa (Nov. 12)

Sophomore (2015)
• Appeared in six games as a reserve quarterback
• at Minnesota: (Oct. 31): Completed 3-of-6 passes for 29 yards and a touchdown; Helped engineer game-winning scoring drive
• Ohio State (Nov. 28): Completed 6-of-14 passes for 44 yards and an interception

Prep
• Attended the Collegiate School (2014) coached by Mark Palyo
• Helped team to VISAA state title game
• Ran the 40-yard dash in 4.73 seconds

Key Statistics
• Passed for 2,845 yards and 33 touchdowns and rushed for 292 yards as a senior
• Threw for 3,034 yards and 35 touchdowns as a junior
• Also assumed punting duties for Collegiate, averaged 42.2 yards per punt

Honors
• Starting quarterback for Team Nitro in the 2014 Under Armour All-America Game
• Also named team captain for Team Nitro
• Named to the Richmond Times-Dispatch All-Metro Team
• 2013 Prep League Offensive Player of the Year
• Participated in the San Francisco Elite 11 Football Camp.

Personal
• Wilton Speight was born on December 6, 1994
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, major undeclared.

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