Blidi Wreh-Wilson

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Blidi Wreh-Wilson
Blidi Wreh-Wilson
Wreh-Wilson in the 2013 NFL season.
No. -- Free agent
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-12-05) December 5, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth: Malden, Massachusetts
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school: Edinboro (PA) General McLane
College: Connecticut
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 70
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2015
Total tackles: 90
Interceptions: 1
Pass deflections: 14
Forced fumbles: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Blidi Bertrand Wreh-Wilson (BLEE-dee RAY; born December 5, 1989) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Titans in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Connecticut.

Early years[edit]

Wreh-Wilson attended General McLane High School in Edinboro, Pennsylvania, where he was a four-sport star in football, basketball, track and soccer. He played for the McLane Lancers high school football team. He was an honorable mention all-state pick as a senior. Rated only a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, he committed to Connecticut over an offer from Buffalo.[1] In track, he ran the 100-meter dash in 11.4 seconds,[2] and the 400-meter dash in 51.03 seconds.[3]

College career[edit]

While attending the University of Connecticut, Wreh-Wilson played for the Connecticut Huskies football team from 2008 to 2012. After being redshirted in 2008, he saw action in all 13 games in 2009, nine of which he started, including the final seven games of the season, and recorded a total of 40 tackles and one interception. He started all 13 games for the Huskies at cornerback in 2010. He had four interceptions on the season, two of which were returned for touchdowns, and also recorded 57 tackles, five pass deflections, and one fumble recovery. In 2011, he only played in eight games due to a knee injury, but managed to start all eight games, and recorded 37 tackles, including two for a loss, along with two interceptions and seven pass deflections. As a senior in 2012, Blidi played in and started 11 games, and was honored as the team's Most Valuable Player. He was also a second-team All-Big East selection and recorded 47 tackles, nine pass deflections, and an interception.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 0 34 in 195 lb 32 in 8 58 in 4.53 s 1.57 s 2.52 s 4.12 s 6.97 s 36 in 10 ft 8 in 14 reps
All values from NFL combine.

The Tennessee Titans chose Wreh-Wilson in the third round, with the 70th overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft. He signed his four-year rookie contract with the Titans on June 20, 2013.[4] On August 28, 2016, Wreh-Wilson was waived by the Titans.[5]

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