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#8 Tyler Wiegers

Height 6-4
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Lake Orion, Mich.
High School Detroit Country Day

Hawk Item – – One of four juniors named to 2017 Leadership Group.

2017 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2017 – – Did not see action in 24-3 win over Wyoming . . . did not see action in 44-41 OT win at Iowa State . . . saw action in 31-14 win over North Texas, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 21-19 loss to #4 Penn State . . . did not see action in 17-10 loss at Michigan State . . . saw action in 45-16 win over Illinois . . . completed 1-2 pass attempts vs. Illinois, including a three-yard scoring strike for first career touchdown pass . . . did not see action in 17-10 OT loss at Northwestern . . . did not see action in 17-10 win over Minnesota . . . did not see action in 55-24 win over #3 Ohio State . . . did not see action in 38-14 loss at #6 Wisconsin . . . 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 . . . did not see action in 27-20 Pinstripe Bowl win over Boston College.

2016 – – Did not see any game action.

2015 – – Saw first action of career in 31-14 opening win over Illinois State, completing his only pass attempt for 10 yards . . . did not see action in 31-17 win at Iowa State . . . did not see action in 27-24 win over Pitt . . . saw action in 62-16 win over North Texas, completing only pass attempt for no gain . . . did not see action in 10-6 win at Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 29-20 win over Illinois . . . saw action in 40-10 win at Northwestern as offense rushed for 294 yards and gained 492 yards total offense . . . comepleted 1-2 pass attempts for 22 yards at Northwestern . . . did not see action in 31-15 win over Maryland . . . did not see action in 35-27 win at Indiana . . . saw action in 40-35 win over Minnesota, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 272 yards and gained 506 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 40-20 win over Purdue . . . did not see action in 28-20 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 16-13 loss to Michigan State . . . did not see action in 45-16 Rose Bowl loss to Stanford.

2014 Honors – – Team Leader Award, offense . . . 2014 – – redshirted.

High school honors – – Named all-state and all-Oakland County honorable mention as a junior and senior . . . selected to play in International Bowl for U-19 Team USA . . . Career – – Three-year letterman at quarterback . . . led team to state playoffs as a sophomore, to state championship game at Ford Field as a junior and district championship as a senior . . . completed 122-192 pass attempts for 2,093 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior, with 200 rushing yards . . . completed 173-285 attempts for 2,465 yards and 22 touchdowns as a junior . . . completed over 62% of pass attempts in final two prep seasons . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . also member of prep basketball team.

Personal – – Born 3/31/95 . . . biomedical engineering major . . . parents are Marci and Matt Wiegers . . . Magna Cum Laude as a sophomore and junior . . . Blue and Gold Club Scholar Athlete of the Year . . . Silver Medal winner and Magna Cum Laude winner on National Latin exam . . . high school coach was Dan MacLean.