74 Wesley Sherrill
74 Wesley Sherrill
Birth Date: October 12, 1991
Height: 6-4
Weight: 290
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Antioch, Tenn.
High School: Brentwood Academy
Position: OL
Major: EXPW

Wes came to Tech with loads of promise and high expectations after a sensational high school career at Brentwood Academy...lived up to expectations when he became a starter midway through the 2010 season...gained valuable experience in his rookie season and nabbed a starting spot in 2011...expected to continue filling the role at right tackle in 2012...will be on the field for plenty of snaps...good quickness and adjust well on the field..fits nicely into Tech's fast-paced attack...solid in the classroom, earning a spot on the 2011 spring semester Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

AT TECH (In 2011): Sherrill earned the start in all 11 games as a lineman...brought size and tenacity to the o-line...difficult to get past, works well out of the huddle.

AT TECH (In 2010): Wesley played in a backup role in four of the first five games of the season at right tackle as a true freshman...took over the starting assignment when Malcolm Jones was lost for the year...started the next five games...missed the final game against Jacksonville State.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner and a three-year starter in both sides of the line of scrimmage for coach Ralph Potter at Brentwood Academy...starting more than 30 career games for the Eagles, he helped post an 8-4 record in his senior season on his way to earning first-team all-Mid State honors from The Tennessean and All-State selection from TSWA...with Sherrill anchoring the lines, Brentwood Academy was the state Division II runnerup in both his sophomore and junior seasons and reached the semi-finals as a senior....hegraded out at 90 percent for the season and had 36 pancake blocks.

PERSONAL: The son of John and Cindy Sherrill...birthdate is October 12, 1991...full name is Wesley John Sherrill...majoring in fitness and wellness.