|High School:||Central Arkansas Univ.|
2012: Saw action in all 10 games for A&M-Commerce with nine starts ... Finished the year with 40 tackles, including 30 unassisted, with 2.0 tackles for loss, three pass breakups and an interception ... Notched a season-high nine tackles at Incarnate Word (Oct. 6), seven of which were solo stops ... Had eight tackles against Texas A&M-Kingsville (Sept. 29), including a 31-yard interception return and half a tackle for loss ... Recorded five tackles at UT-San Antonio (Sept. 8) and against Tarleton State (Oct. 13) ... Had four tackles in the season-opener against Southeastern Oklahoma State (Sept. 1) in his Lion debut.
Prior to A&M-Commerce: Spent his freshman season at Central Arkansas University ... Two year starter and letterwinner at John Tyler High School ... First team all-district selection ... Named Defensive Back of the Year as a senior ... Finished his career with 140 tackles, six interceptions, 22 pass breakups and 10 forced fumbles ... Tabbed Pepsi Player of the Week as a senior ... Coached by Rickland Holmes ... Also letterd three times in baseball, playing third base and left field.
Personal: Born July 28, 1993 ... Son of Robert and Charolette Wheeler ... Nickname is "Duke" ... Plans to major in health and human performance.
Wheeler's A&M-Commerce Career Statistics
Wheeler's A&M-Commerce Career Highs
Tackles: 9, at Incarnate Word (Oct. 6, 2012)
Unassisted Tackles: 7, two times (last at Incarnate Word, Oct. 6, 2012)
Assisted Tackles: 2, three times (last vs. Tarleton State, Oct. 13, 2012)
Tackles For Loss: 1.0, at UT-San Antonio (Sept. 8, 2012)
Fumble Recoveries: 1, at UT-San Antonio (Sept. 8, 2012)
Interceptions: 1, vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville (Sept. 29, 2012)
Pass Breakups: 1, three times (last vs. Abilene Christian, Oct. 27, 2012)