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Kyle Wilber
Kyle Wilber

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Apopka, FL

High School:
Apopka

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 240

Position:
OLB

Birthdate:
04/26/1989

Major:
Sociology, Communication

03/19/2012

Wake Forest Football Hosts Annual Pro Day

Draft-eligible Deacs work out for NFL scouts at Doc Martin Football Complex

01/20/2012

Wilber to Play in East-West Shrine Game

Saturday's contest includes top college all-stars

12/28/2011

Wake Forest Tops MSU in Rock Band, Falls Short in Rib-Eating Contest

Cyhl Quarles leads quartet in Rock Band victory

12/08/2011

Weekly Football Press Conference Video & Quotes

The Deacons talked with the media about the team's Music City Bowl berth

11/26/2011

Postgame Notes - Vanderbilt 41, Wake Forest 7

Wake Forest notes from its season finale against Vanderbilt

12/20/2011

Wake Forest vs. Clemson, November 12, 2011

Wake Forest Football vs. Clemson

12/02/2011

Wake Forest vs Maryland

Wake Forest vs Maryland (11/19/2011)

12/02/2011

Wake Forest vs Vanderbilt (11/26/2011)

Wake Forest vs Vanderbilt (11/26/2011)

11/12/2011

Wake Forest vs. Clemson :: Nov. 12, 2011 (AP Photos)

Wake Forest vs. Clemson :: Nov. 12, 2011 (AP Photos)

11/10/2011

Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame

Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame

Wilber Photo Gallery


In 43 career games, Wilber recorded 195 tackles to rank 13th all-time in Wake Forest history... his 13.5 career sacks place him sixth and 35.5 tackles for loss rank ninth in school history... Wilber also forced six fumbles and blocked four kicks... He was selected in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys... Wilber was the 18th player selected in the fourth round and the 113th player selected overall.

2011 (Senior):
Third team All-ACC selection by Phil Steele... Wilber started all 13 games as one of the leaders of the Wake Forest defense... finished the year with a career-high 70 tackles and second on the team with 11.5 for loss... made one tackle in the season opener at Syracuse (9.1)... forced a fumble and made seven tackles, including 0.5 for loss against NC State (9.10)... named ACC Linebacker of the Week after the NC State game... made two tackles and had a 13 yard sack against Gardner-Webb (9.17)... had a big game with five tackles, one sack for 14 yards and a forced fumble at Boston College (10.1)... recorded four tackles, recovered a fumble and tacked on a sack versus FSU (10.8)... produced four total tackles versus Virginia Tech (10.15)... had a season-high eight tackles to go along with 1.5 for loss and a half sack at Duke (10.22)... tied for second on the team with seven tackles and also produced 1.5 stops for loss at UNC (10.29)... forced a fumble and made four stops versus Notre Dame (11.5)... had a career-high 13 tackles at No. 9 Clemson (11.12)... had another big game with 10 tackles and two for loss vs. Vanderbilt (11.26)...

2010 (Junior):
Named a third team All-ACC defensive end by Phil Steele ... Started all 12 games ... Was the starter at defensive end and then moved to outside linebacker when Wake moved to a 3-4 defense ... Finished third on the team with 65 total tackles ... Led the Deacons with 14.5 tackles for loss and 6.0 sacks ... Ranked second on the team with four pass breakups ... Ranked tied for second in the ACC in fumbles forced (0.25/gm), tied for fifth in tackles for loss (1.21/gm), 10th in sacks (0.5/gm) and 35th in tackles (5.4/gm) ... Tied for 33rd nationally in tackles for loss and tied for 76th in sacks ... Led Wake Forest with three forced fumbles ... Opened the season with an impressive performance vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 2), notching three sacks, five tackles for loss, a forced fumble and a blocked PAT to go along with eight tackles ... Led team with seven tackles vs. Duke (Sept. 11) ... Had five tackles, three of them for loss, at Stanford (Sept. 18) ... Recorded a season-high 11 tackles, including three for loss and two sacks, and forced a fumble at Florida State (Sept. 25) ... Made four tackles with 1.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble vs. Georgia Tech (Oct. 2) ... Had eight tackles and broke up a pass vs. Navy (Oct. 9) ... Recorded five tackles with a tackle for loss and a pass breakup at Virginia Tech (Oct. 16) ... Led the team with eight tackles vs. Boston College (Nov. 6) ... Also blocked a field goal against the Eagles and tipped a pass that led to a Daniel Mack interception ... Had sixth sack of the season at NC State (Nov. 13) ... Broke up a pass and had four tackles vs. Clemson (Nov. 20) ... Preseason third team All-ACC selection by Athlon Sports.

2009 (Sophomore):
Opened the season against Baylor with a blocked kick, fumble recovery and a sack ... Suffered a broken leg vs. Stanford (Sept. 12) and missed the next seven games ... Played in each of the final three contests of the season ... Had a season-high eight tackles in his return vs. Georgia Tech (Nov. 7) ... Had a tackle for loss in three of his five games.


2008 (Redshirt Freshman):
Returning defensive end was the youngest starter on the Wake Forest defense in 2008 ... Earned honorable mention Freshman All-America honors from College Football News ... Was the only redshirt freshman to earn a start on defense ... Finished fourth on the team with three sacks ... Backed up Anthony Davis at defensive end through the first six games before assuming the starting role against Miami (Oct. 25) ... Started each of the final seven games ... Recorded a season-high eight tackles against Boston College (Nov. 22) ... Collected five tackles vs. Duke (Nov. 1) ... Had a two-yard fumble return for a touchdown against Boston College (Nov. 22) ... Recorded sacks against Duke, Virginia (Nov. 8) and Vanderbilt (Nov. 29).

2007 (True Freshman):
Redshirted the season.

High School:
Rated by Rivals as the nation's 37th-best defensive end ... Listed as the 89th-best player in Florida by Rivals ... First team All-Central Florida ... First team All-Orange County ... First team All-Metro Conference ... Named to the Central Florida All-Star Game ... Florida Class 6A All-State third team ... Helped his team to an 8-2 record as a senior ... Had 55 tackles as a junior with 10 tackles for loss, four sacks, a fumble recovery ... Ran a 4.68 40-yard time ... Squatted 400 pounds, benched 290 and had a 31-inch vertical leap ... Coached by Rick Darlington ... Also participated on the weightlifting and wrestling teams.

Personal:
Double-majoring in sociology and communication ... Son of Judith and Darryl Wilber ... Born April 26, 1989 ... Chose Wake Forest over Central Florida, Colorado State, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska and Wisconsin.

 

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