Wesley Schelling - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#47 Wesley Schelling Season 2023-24


Class Senior
Height 6'4"
Weight 243
Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
High School Pearl-Cohn

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Student-Athlete Features
Five Commodores Land on Watch Lists

As a Senior (2023)
• Honorable mention All-America long snapper (Phil Steele)
• Second-team All-SEC long snapper (coaches)
• First-team All-SEC (Phil Steele)
• SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
• Played in all 12 games
• Patrick Mannelly Award Semifinalist (one of 10)
• First-team preseason All-SEC (coaches)
• First-team preseason All-SEC (Phil Steele)
• Patrick Mannelly Award Watch List
• Named to preseason Shrine Bowl 1000

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
• Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
• 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
• SEC Academic Honor Roll

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
• 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
• Majored in electrical and computer engineering