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Willie Yarbary
Willie  Yarbary

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Augusta, GA

High School:
Richmond Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 285

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
06/18/1996

04/07/2018

Football Elects 2018 Captains

Ryan Anderson, Phil Haynes, Cade Carney, Cameron Glenn, Chuck Wade, Jr. and Willie Yarbary were named 2018 captains

09/30/2017

No. 25 Florida State Surpasses Wake Forest Late, 26-19

The Seminoles scored a touchdown in the final minute of the game to break a tie and earn the victory.

09/03/2015

Offense Breaks Out, Wake Forest Beats Elon 41-3

The Demon Deacons neared 600 yards of total offense in the season-opening victory over the in-state rivals.

04/11/2015

Team White Defeats Team Black, 22-3, in Annual Spring Game

John Wolford threw two touchdown passes to lead the White team

02/05/2014

Wake Forest Announces Football Signings

Demon Deacons welcome in 26 newcomers to the football program

08/02/2018

2018 Fall Camp - Day Two

2018 Fall Camp - Day Two

09/30/2017

Florida State @ Wake Forest

Florida State @ Wake Forest

09/09/2017

Wake Forest at Boston College

Wake Forest at Boston College - Sept. 9, 2017

03/25/2016

2016 Spring Practice: Scrimmage 1

Wake Forest held its first scrimmage of 2016 on Friday, March 25, inside McCreary Field House.

WillieYarbaryProfile


Elected a team captain for 2018 ... Missed spring practice in 2018 after undergoing off-season shoulder surgery.

2017 (Redshirt Junior)
Started all 13 games in 2017 and finished 12th on the team with 30 tackles ... Third on the club with 4.0 sacks and sixth with 7.5 tackles for loss ... Two tackles and game-high 2 QBH vs. Duke (11/25) ... Had four tackles and a key fourth quarter sack vs. NC State (11/18) ... Had two sacks vs. Louisville (10/28) ... Had four tackles at Georgia Tech (10/21) ... Had tremendous game vs. Florida State (9/30) ... Had four tackles, two sacks and two tackles for loss vs. the Seminoles ... Made three tackles, two for loss, vs. Utah State (9/16) ... Career-high six tackles at Boston College (9/9) that earned him Wake Forest’s defensive player of the week award ... Had one tackle and a QB hurry vs. PC.

2016 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Started twice on the season including the season-opener vs. Tulane and in the Military Bowl vs. Temple ... Missed the Duke game due to injury ... Returned to action vs. Delaware... Sacked Heisman Trophy-winning QB Lamar Jackson twice for a loss of 16 yards at Louisville (11/12) ... Posted a season-best four tackles vs. Temple in the Military Bowl ... Had a pair of three-tackle games against NC State and Army West Point ... Finished the year with 21 tackles and 2.5 sacks ... On the field for 343 plays including a season-best 73 in the Military Bowl ... Awarded his second varsity letter.

2015 (Redshirt Freshman)
Played in 11 of 12 games as a redshirt freshman ... On the field for 221 snaps during the year including a high of 35 against Indiana (9/26) ... Season-high three tackles vs. Elon (9/3) ... Collected a tackle for loss vs. Army (9/19).

2014 (True Freshman)
Redshirted.

High School
A 2014 graduate of the Academy of Richmond County in Augusta, Ga. ... The No. 53-ranked defensive tackle in the nation ... The 50th-ranked prospect in Georgia ... Member of the Augusta Chronicle Dream 16 team ... Honorable mention all-state Class 4A ... Named First Team all-area and First Team All-Central Savannah River ... Earned Region 3-4A Defensive Player of the Year honors ... Made 106 tackles as a senior and led the region with 9.5 sacks ... Added an interception, 12 tackles for loss and two fumble recoveries ... Leading tackler for the Musketeers in 2012 as he was named team defensive MVP ... Had 10 sacks as a junior in earning all-area and all-region honors ... Two-year team captain and three-year starter ... Played for Coach Chris Hughes ... Helped Team Georgia to a win over Team South Carolina in the inaugural Border Bowl ... Also saw action on offense at tight end.

Personal
Son of Natosha Dunn ... Born June 18, 1996 ... Name is pronounced “YAR-bare-ee”.

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