Noteworthy: Possesses a very strong leg and could become Middle Tennessee's kickoff man, while doubling as the team's long field goal kicker ... In the spring scrimmage he connected on all seven of his field goal attempts, including a 53-yarder.
2001: Took a redshirt year.
High School: Lettered three years for coach John Olive at Tullahoma High School ... Voted first team all-state, first team all-midstate and the Region 5 4A specialty MVP as a senior ... Connected on 11-of-14 field goals and 28-of-29 PATs as a senior, including a 57-yard field goal ... As a junior he earned first team all-midstate honors, while also garnering honorable mention all-state recognition ... Made 8-of-10 field goals and hit 32-of-34 extra point attempts as a junior.
Personal: Parents: Brian and Debbie Wheeler ... Born: 5/21/83 ... Major: Undecided.