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#75 Wesley Aeschliman

Height 6-8
Weight 318 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Bloomfield, Iowa
High School Davis County

2008 Honors – – Academic all-Big Ten . . . 2008 – – Listed as second team right tackle following spring practice . . . saw action in 46-3 opening win over Maine as offense gained 457 yards total offense . . . saw action in 42-0 win over Florida International as offense rushed for 241 yards and gained 512 yards total offense . . . saw action on special teams in 17-5 win over Iowa State . . . saw action on special teams in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh . . . saw action in 22-17 loss to Northwestern as offense gained 407 yards total offense . . . saw action on special teams in 16-13 loss at Michigan State . . . saw action in 45-9 win at Indiana as offense rushed for 227 yards and gained 422 yards total offense . . . saw action in 38-16 win over Wisconsin at offense rushed for 254 yards . . . saw action on special teams in 27-24 loss at Illinois, but left game with injury . . . did not see action in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State due to injury . . . did not see action in 22-17 win over Purdue due to injury . . . did not see action in 55-0 win at Minnesota due to injury . . . did not see action in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina due to injury.

2007 – – Listed as co-second team right tackle following spring practice . . . saw action in opening win over Northern Illinois as offense rushed for 250 yards and gained 383 yards total offense . . saw action in win over Syracuse as offense gained 408 yards total offense in 25-0 win . . . recorded one solo tackle following Iowa turnover . . . saw action on special teams in loss at Iowa State . . saw action on special teams in loss at Wisconsin . . . saw action on special teams in loss to Indiana . . . saw action on special teams in loss at Penn State . . . saw action on special teams in win over 18th-ranked Illinois . . . saw action in loss at Purdue . . . saw action on special teams in double OT win over Michigan State . . . saw action on special teams in win at Northwestern . . . saw action on special teams in win over Minnesota . . . saw action on special teams in loss to Western Michigan.

2006 – – Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . saw action in 41-7 win over Montana as offense gained 416 yards total offense . . . saw action on special teams in double overtime win at Syracuse . . . saw action on special teams in win over Iowa State . . . saw action on special teams and at right tackle in win at Illinois . . . saw action on special teams in loss to top-ranked Ohio State . . . saw action in win over Purdue as offense posted season high marks in points (47) and rushing yards (286) . . . saw action in loss at Indiana at offense gained 467 yards total offense . . . saw action at right tackle throughout the second half . . . saw action on special teams in loss at Michigan . . . saw action on special teams in win over Northern Illinois . . . saw action on special teams in loss to Northwestern . . . saw action on special teams in loss to Wisconsin . . . saw action on special teams in loss at Minnesota . . . saw action on special teams in Alamo Bowl vs. Texas.

2005 – – Saw action in opening win over Ball State as offense gained 441 yards total offense . . . saw limited action in win over Northern Iowa as offense gained season-best 496 total yards.

2004 – – Redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on.

High school honors – – Earned first team all-state honors as a senior . . . first team all-district selection as a junior and senior . . . team captain as a senior . . . Career – – earned three letters in football as offensive and defensive tackle . . . also earned three letters in basketball and four in golf . . . tied for first place in 2002 state golf meet before falling in a five-hole playoff.

Personal – – Born 10/1/85 . . . Finance major . . . parents are Jody and Dave Aeschliman . . . earned academic all-state recognition in 2004 and academic all-District recognition in 2003 and 2004 . . . high school coach was Dave Lukens.