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Patrick Ghee
Patrick Ghee

Hometown:
Kingsport, TN

High School:
Dobyns-Bennett

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 211

Position:
Safety

Birthdate:
05/05/1984

Experience:
4VL

Seasons:
2002-06

  • Final Bio in PDF Format

    2006: Ranked fifth on the team and 49th in the ACC in tackles with 67... played and started all 14 games of his senior season... made 67 tackles, including 41 solo, three interceptions for 68 yards, one tackle for loss, one pass break-up and one fumble recovery... tied a career-high and had a season-high 10 tackles against Connecticut... made nine stops in the FedEx Orange Bowl against Louisville... intercepted passes against Ole Miss (returned 43 yards), Clemson (25 yards) and Boston College... the pick in the endzone against the Eagles on November 4th sealed a Wake Forest victory... recovered a fumble against Duke... broke up a pass against Syracuse.

    2005: The team's third leading tackler with 65 stops... played and started in all 11 games at safety... one of three players to start every game... broke up three passes, recorded his first career interception and had a half tackle for loss on the season... had three tackles in the season opener against Vanderbilt to go with a pass break-up... made eight tackles at Nebraska, including one for loss, and a pass break-up... broke up one pass in the East Carolina game and made four tackles... tallied a season-high 10 stops, including nine solo, against Maryland... recorded nine tackles against Clemson... had five stops in the Florida State game... made six solo tackles at Boston College... had one tackle against NC State... recorded five tackles and his first career interception at Duke... posted eight tackles at Georgia Tech... had six stops in the season finale against Miami.

    2004: Played and started in all 11 games at strong safety... ranked sixth on the team with 51 tackles... one of four defensive players to start every game... posted a season-high 10 tackles in the NC State game, all solo stops... made nine tackles against Boston College including nine unassisted... had eight tackles at Maryland with a fumble recovery... made six tackles against Duke... tallied five tackles at Miami... made four tackles, all solo stops, against Florida State... recorded four tackles including an assisted tackle for loss at East Carolina... had three tackles against Clemson and recovered a fumble... made one tackle with a pass break-up against North Carolina A&T... credited with one tackle against Virginia Tech.

    2003: Appeared in all 12 games as a reserve strong safety and a contributor on special teams... totaled 17 tackles and a pass break-up during the year... recorded one solo tackle in his collegiate debut at Boston College... made one assisted stop versus NC State... tallied one unassisted tackle against both Virginia and Georgia Tech... posted his best performance of the season against Duke, with six total tackles (three solo)... recorded two assisted stops at Florida State... credited with two solo efforts and a PBU versus Clemson... had two stops against Connecticut... recorded one tackle against Maryland.

    2002: Redshirted the season as a true freshman. Background: A two-time all-conference and All-Northeast Tennessee selection out of Dobyns-Bennett HS... also a first team All-East Tennessee pick... earned honorable mention all-state honors as a junior and senior... rated by Rivals100 as the 91st-best prep linebacker in the country... made 84 tackles as a senior with 10 tackles for loss, four sacks, two forced fumbles and one recovery... led the Indians to a 12-2 finish... a versatile player who saw action at defensive line, running back and wide receiver for the Indians, averaging nearly eight yards per carry... caught six passes for 185 yards four touchdowns... participated in the Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Game... coached by Graham Clark... a two-year letterwinner in baseball... excelled in the classroom as well... member of National Honor Society... an AP Scholar... named a Wendy's Heisman nominee.

    Personal: Graduated in just three years -- August 2005 -- with a degree in computer science... completing his master's degree in spring 2007... named to the WFU Dean's List in the fall of 2002... born May 5, 1984 in Fort Campbell, Tenn.... son of Wayne and Carol Ghee... brother, Brandon, will debut at cornerback for the Deacons this fall... chose Wake Forest because of "the three A's -- Academics, Athletics, and Atmosphere."

    
    Career Defensive Statistics
    	G-GS	Tck	TFL	Sks	Int	PBU	FR	FF
    2003	12-0	17	0	0	0	1	0	0
    2004	11-11	51	.5/2	0	0	1	2	0
    2005	11-11	75	.5/1	0	1/10	3	0	0
    2006	14-14 	67	1/1	0 	3/68	1	1	0
    Career 	48-36	210	2/4	0	4/78	6	3	0
    

    Career Highs Tackles: 10, three times (vs. NC State, Maryland and Connecticut) Solo Tackles: 10 at N.C. State, 10/2/04

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