Wesley Schelling - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#47 Wesley Schelling Season 2022-23


Class Junior
Height 6'5"
Weight 235
Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
High School Pearl-Cohn

Student-Athlete Features
Five Commodores Land on Watch Lists

As a Junior (2022)
• Voted first team All-SEC by league’s coaches
• First team All-SEC (Phil Steele)
• Vanderbilt’s first first team All-SEC selection since 2016
• Fourth specialist and first non-punter at Vanderbilt to earn All-SEC accolades
• Executed all 108 long snaps on the season
• Recovered a fumbled punt for a touchdown in victory over Florida
• Named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week after recovering fumble against Gators
• Patrick Mannelly Award Watch List
• Phil Steele Preseason All-SEC

As a Sophomore (2021)
• Executed 108 long snaps over all 12 games
• SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Credited in punt coverage with one tackle vs. Colorado State
• Snapped two game-winning field goals against Colorado State and UConn

As a Freshman (2020)
• Played in one game, at Missouri, executing all seven snaps versus the Tigers
• First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

The Schelling File
• Five-star specialist prospect (Kohl’s)
• Won snapping competitions at Kohl’s National Kicking Underclassman Challenge and Midwest Challenge
• Four-year varsity starter at Pearl-Cohn (Tenn.), one of Nashville’s top public school powers
• Led team to 14-1 record and Tennessee 3A state title game as a senior
• 2019 William Hume Award
• Given annually to the most outstanding football player in Nashville metro school system
• Varsity letters in football and baseball
• National Honor Society
• Science National Honor Society
• Ranks in the top 5 percent of class academically
• 2019 Swarthmore College Book Award
• Full name is David Wesley Schelling
• Son of Doug and Alice Schelling
• One sister, Megan
• Attended classes at Nashville’s Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet School
• Black belt in mixed martial arts
• Enjoys skiing and riding snowmobiles
• Member of school’s math and coding clubs
• Majoring in computer science