Seawolves Add Michigan Transfer Tyrone Wheatley Jr. to the Roster
STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- Stony Brook head football coach Chuck Priore has announced the addition of transfer TE Tyrone Wheatley Jr. to the roster for the 2018 season. Wheatley Jr. will join the Seawolves as a junior after spending three seasons at the University of Michigan, including a redshirt season. During his time with the Wolverines, Wheatley Jr. played in 24 games with six receptions for 61 yards and a touchdown. The Buffalo, N.Y., native played for coach Rich Robbins at Canisius High School and collected 27 catches for 372 yards and four touchdowns on his way to earning All-Area honors. He was named a four-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com and was ranked as the No. 13 TE nationally and No. 1 in New York State. ESPN.com also ranked him as the 12th overall prospect in the nation. Wheatley Jr. is the son of former Michigan standout and NFL running back Tyrone Wheatley, who is currently the RB coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars.