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Jared Wheeler

position

Ol

Height

6-5

Weight

330 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Hollywood, Fla.

High School

American Heritage HS

Jared Wheeler - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2013 UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SPORTS HALL OF FAME UNSUNG HERO AWARD

2013 (Senior): Played in all 13 games along offensive line and on special teams … Made six starts – one at left guard, two at center and three at right guard … Helped anchor offensive line that paved way for Hurricanes offense that averaged 425.8 yards of total offense and 33.8 points per game … Recorded three tackles on special teams … Had one tackle vs. Georgia Tech and career-high two tackles at Duke … Recipient of University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame Unsung Hero Award at end-of-season team awards show … Earned letter.

2012 (Junior): Saw action in all 12 games along offensive line and on special teams … Earned letter.

2011 (Sophomore): Participated in 11 of team’s 12 games … Graded out at 81 percent on season in limited snaps … Earned letter.

2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw snaps against Florida A&M and Georgia Tech … Graded out at 100 percent against Georgia Tech in limited action.

2009 (True Freshman): Did not see any action, redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: Four-year starter at left tackle at American Heritage and also played some defensive tackle … Ranked by Rivals.com as 43rd-best guard in class of 2009 … Ranked 21st-best guard nationally by Scout.com … Maintained 4.2 grade-point average … Named Miami Herald first-team All-State, Sun-Sentinel first-team All-State, MaxPreps second-team All-America … Awarded Brian Piccolo Offensive Player of the Year … Also named Miami Herald Scholar-Athlete and Sun-Sentinel Scholar-Athlete … Class 2A All-State second team … Coached by Byron Walker.