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#39 Nate Wieting

Height 6-4
Weight 225 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Rockford, Ill.
High School Rockford Lutheran

Hawk Item – – Earned Dean’s List recognition, fall, 2018, and spring, 2019 . . . member of 2019 Leadership Group.

2019 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten for third year . . . Brett Greenwood Award . . . named to Mackey Award preseason Watch List . . . preseason fourth-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele . . . 2019 – – Played in 11 games, with nine starts, while missing two games due to injury . . . 10 receptions for 117 yards, with no touchdowns . . . one of two starting tight ends in 38-14 win over Miami, but had no statistics as offense gained 213 net rushing yards and gained 465 yards total offense . . . saw action in 30-0 win over Rutgers, but had no statistics as offense gained 438 yards total offense . . . started at tight end in 18-17 win at Iowa State . . . career-high two receptions for 10 yards at Iowa State, with a long of six yards . . . started at tight end in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee, but had no statistics as offense gained 644 yards total offfense . . . one of two tight ends in the starting line-up in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan, but had no statistics . . . one of two tight ends in the starting line-up in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State . . . reached career-bests with four receptions for 54 yards vs. PSU, with a long of 25 yards . . . one of two tight ends in the starting line-up in 26-20 win over Purdue, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 20-0 win at Northwestern due to injury . . . did not see action in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin due to injury . . . started at tight end in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota . . . one reception for 11 yards vs. Minnesota, collecting a fourth down conversion on Iowa’s opening drive that resulted in a touchdown . . . started at tight end in 19-10 win over Illinois as offense gained 387 yards total offense . . . two receptions for 25 yards vs. Illinois, with a long of 23 yards . . . one of two tight ends in the starting line-up in 27-24 win at Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . one of three tight ends in the starting line-up in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over #22 USC . . . one reception for 17 yards vs. USC.

2018 – – Academic All-Big Ten for second year . . . 2018 – – Saw action in 12 games, with two starts . . . two receptions for 51 yards . . . saw action in 33-7 win over Northern Illinois as offense gained 209 net rushing yards . . . one reception for 30 yards vs. NIU . . . started as one of three tight ends in the line-up in 13-3 win over Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-14 win over Northern Iowa, but had no statistics as offense gained 545 yards total offense . . . saw action in 28-17 loss to #18 Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 48-31 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as offense gained 420 yards total offense . . . started at tight end in 42-16 win at Indiana, but had no statistics as offense gained 479 yards total offense . . . saw action in 23-0 win over Maryland, but had no statistics as offense gained 224 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 30-24 loss at #17 Penn State, but had no statistics . . . started at tight end in 38-36 loss at Purdue . . . one reception for 21 yards at Purdue . . . saw action in 14-10 loss to Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 63-0 win at Illinois, but had no statistics as offense gained 400 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 31-28 win over Nebraska due to injury . . . saw action in 27-22 Outback Bowl win over #18 Mississippi State, but had no statistics.

2017 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award . . . 2017 – – Did not see action in 24-3 win over Wyoming due to injury . . . did not see action in 44-41 OT win at Iowa State due to injury . . .
did not see action in 31-14 win over North Texas due to injury . . . did not see action in 21-19 loss to #4 Penn State due to injury . . . did not see action in 17-10 loss at Michigan State . . . saw action in 45-16 win over Illinois, but had no statistics as offense gained 441 yards total offense . . . saw action in 17-10 OT loss at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 17-10 win over Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 55-24 win over #3 Ohio State, but had no statistics as offense gained 487 yards total offense . . . saw action in 38-14 loss at #6 Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 24-15 loss to Purdue . . . saw action in 56-14 win at Nebraska, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 313 yards and gained 505 yards total offense . . . started as one of two tight ends in 27-20 Pinstripe Bowl win over Boston College . . . one reception for 17 yards vs. Boston College, which carried to one-yard line and set up game-winning touchdown in final minutes.

2016 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2016 – – Saw action in 10 games, with three starts, but had no statistics . . . saw first action of career in 45-21 win over Miami, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 42-3 win over Iowa State, but had no statistics as offense gained 435 yards total offense . . . saw action in 23-21 loss to North Dakota State, but had no statistics . . .  did not see action in 14-7 win at Rutgers . . . did not see action in 38-31 loss to Northwestern . . . did not see action in 14-7 win at Minnesota . . . saw action in 49-35 win at Purdue, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 365 net rushing yards and gained 520 yards total offense . . . saw action in 17-9 loss to #10 Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 41-14 loss at #12 Penn State, but had no statistics . . . started at weakside linebacker in 14-13 win over #2 Michigan as defense allowed just 201 yards total offense . . . started at tight end for first career start in 14-13 win over #2 Michigan, but had no statistics . . . started as second tight end in 28-0 win at Illinois, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 262 yards and gained 342 yards total offense . . . saw action in 40-10 win over #15 Nebraska, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 264 net yards and gained 408 yards total offense . . . started as second tight end in 30-3 Outback Bowl loss to #17 Florida, but had no statistics.

2015 Honors – – Team Leader Award, offense . . . 2015 – – Redshirted after joining the program as a walk-on.

High school honors – – Earned unanimous first-team all-conference honors as a senior after missing majority of junior season due to injury . . . second-team all-conference as a sophomore . . . Career – – Starter on both offense and defense (defensive back) as a sophomore and senior, earning four varsity letters despite missing majority of junior season due to injury . . . team captain as a senior for top-ranked team in Class 4A . . . helped prep team win two conference championships and advance to state playoffs three straight years while posting three-year record of 31-5 . . . also lettered in basketball (4), volleyball (3) and track (2).

Personal – – Born 2/20/97 . . . biochemistry (pre-medicine) major . . . parents are Sue and Brian Wieting . . . earned academic all-state recognition as a sophomore and senior . . . named Illinois State Scholar . . . high school coach was Bruce Bazsali.