Wiley in 2010.
|Date of birth:November 30, 1974|
|Place of birth: Compton, California|
|High school: Santa Monica (CA) Saint Monica Catholic|
|NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 52|
|Debuted in 1997 for the Buffalo Bills|
|Last played in 2006 for the Jacksonville Jaguars|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2006
Marcellus Vernon Wiley (born November 30, 1974) is a retired American football defensive end who played 10 seasons in the National Football League for four different teams. He was selected with the 22nd pick of the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft out of Columbia University by the Buffalo Bills. After four seasons with the Bills, he played for the San Diego Chargers, Dallas Cowboys and Jacksonville Jaguars. He was selected to the AFC Pro Bowl team in 2001, as a member of the San Diego Chargers.
At Saint Monica Catholic High School in Santa Monica, California, Wiley starred in both football and track and field. In football, he was an All-Conference pick. Wiley was a teammate of Adrian Klemm. He was his school's Valedictorian and a member of the National Honor Society. He was the 1988 National type-writing champion with 82 words per minute.
At Columbia University, Wiley played tailback, defensive end, and kick returner for the Lions. He was a first team All-American, and All-Ivy League pick. Wiley graduated from Columbia in 1997 with a degree in sociology.
Wiley started his professional career primarily as a situational pass rusher, recording nine sacks through his first three years. In 2000, when Hall-of-Famer Bruce Smith left for the Washington Redskins, Wiley replaced him at defensive end for the Bills.
He was voted to the Pro Bowl once (2001) in his ten-year career. He has a 9-year-old daughter named Michelle.
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Post NFL career
He is cofounder of Prolebrity.com. Prolebrity (a portmanteau of pro and celebrity) is a sports community where pro athletes can express viewpoints, publicize their businesses, charities & events and connect with other athletes, fans & business opportunities.
Wiley appeared on a November 2011 episode of Bravo's Millionaire Matchmaker. Season 5, Episode 12: "The Player and the Piano Player" ended when Wiley successfully found a romantic interest. Wiley is represented by Ryan Totka of Athlete Promotions.
- Marcellus Wiley's Official Site
- Marcellus Wiley's Blog on Prolebrity.com
- Marcellus Wiley's ESPN Bio
- "Marcellus Wiley". Jacksonville Jaguars. Archived from the original on October 25, 2006.
- Columbia College Today
- "Marcellus Wiley Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 15 June 2014.
- Nesheim, Jay Jay. "Charissa Thompson and Marcellus Wiley to Host SportsNation Starting in January". Retrieved 2013-01-14.