Terrence Wheatley life and biography

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Terrence Wheatley biography

Date of birth : 1985-05-05
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Walnut Creek, California
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-17
Credited as : Football player NFL, cornerback for the Jaguars, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Terrence Wheatley is an American football cornerback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.

Originally drafted by New England in the second round (62nd pick overall) of the 2008 draft … Waived on 11/6/10 … Signed by Jacksonville as free agent on 11/9/10.

Third-year CB spent the past three seasons with New England … Was a second-round pick of the Patriots in the 2008 draft … Has played in 11 games with one start … Was inactive for first seven games of the 2010 season … Career totals include four tackles on defense and three special teams tackles … Four-year starter at Colorado and finished with 14 career interceptions.

2010
Was inactive six games and DNP in one game with New England before he was waived on Nov. 6 …

2009
Appeared in five games and finished with two tackles on defense and three special teams tackles … Was inactive for 11 games … Saw first action of the season on 9/27 vs. ATL as reserve CB and on special teams. Tallied two solo tackles and one special teams tackle … Was inactive for postseason game on 1/10 vs. BAL …

2008
Played in six of the first eight games before suffering a season-ending wrist injury in his first career start on 11/2 at IND … Was placed on injured reserve on Nov. 17 … Made NFL debut on 9/7 vs. KC … Made first start at CB against Colts and registered two passes defensed.

COLLEGE

Four-year starter … Ranked second in school history with 1,350 kickoff return yards … Had 14 career interceptions … Earned first-team All-Big 12 honors by the Associated Press and the league’s coaches final two seasons … Totaled 42 tackles as a senior and made five INTs … Recorded 58 tackles (43 solo) with 1.5 sacks as a junior … Was granted a medical hardship for the 2005 season … Played in every game as a freshman, starting six at CB, and totaled 37 tackles and ranked second on the team with four INTs including one returned for a TD … Majored in economics with a minor in business.

PERSONAL

Single … Attended Plano East High School (Texas) … Made 82 tackles as a senior along with five INTs, nine passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery … As a junior, was the Texas Relay champion in the triple jump (48-5) and won the district championships in the 100, long jump and triple jump … Was an honor roll student … His father, Randolph, ran track at Arizona State … Played both the saxophone and trumpet as a youth … Was born in Walnut, Calif. … Full name: Terrence Wheatley.

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