26   Tyler Wedel
Tyler Wedel


McFarland, WI

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 192




NIU-EMU Postgame Notes

NIU-EMU Postgame Notes


Offense Explodes As Huskies Top Miami

Huskies put up 658 yards of total offense in 51-41 victory


Central Michigan's Running Attack Too Much for Huskies

Chippewas end NIU's 28-game winning streak at Huskie Stadium


Central Michigan Seeks to Stop NIU Streaks

Huskies Celebrate 108th Homecoming with 4 pm Clash


Defense Lifts NIU to MAC Opening Win over Kent State

Huskies claim 28th consecutive victory at Huskie Stadium


NIU defeats Northwestern, 23-15

The Huskies played a dominant second-half of football in Evanston to defeat the Wildcats, 23-15.


SIGHTS & SOUNDS: NIU Football Releases New Uniforms

It seemed like just another team meeting in the McCareins Room at the Yordon Center Saturday, August 16. Take a look at behind the scenes footage of the Huskies unveiling of their new uniforms on August 16, pranking the team before revealing them.


Weekly Football Press Conference: Eastern Michigan

Week 9 football press conference with Head coach Rod Carey and players Perez Ford, Matt Krempel and Dechane Durante.


Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.


NIU defeats Iowa, 30-27

NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.

• Ranked sixth in the MAC with a 40.8-yard punting average.
• Posted a 59.8-yard average on kickoffs to rank fifth in the conference.
• Thirty-two of 101 kickoffs went for touchbacks.
• Punted for at least a 42-yard average in nine games.
• Placed 14 punts inside the 20-yard line and forced 26 fair catches.
• Had only one punt result in a touchback.
• Took over placekicking duties versus Akron and Central Michigan and converted three-of-five field goals with a long of 42 and all eight of his PAT tries.
• Recorded a career-long 56-yard punt at Kent State (10-5).

• Averaged 59.0 yards per kickoff attempt.
• Surpassed a 60.0 per kick average in eight of NIU's 14 games.
• Ranked third in the MAC with 32 touchbacks.
• Converted his only two PAT attempts in a victory against Central Michigan (9-29).
• Averaged a season-best 65.0 yards per kickoff in the Orange Bowl against Florida State (1-1).

• One of only four true freshmen to letter in 2011.
• Averaged 60.7 yards on 86 kickoffs with six touchbacks.
• Averaged 60 yards or more per kickoff in eight games and exceeded 65 yards or more four times.
• Had a career-best 67.8-yard average on eight kickoffs with two touchbacks against Kent State (10-8).
• Successfully executed two onside kicks at Central Michigan (10-1).
• Named NIU's co-Special Teams Player of the Week following the Eastern Michigan (11-25) game.

High School:
• Earned all-state recognition as a punter as a senior.
• Finished his senior campaign with 1,359 yards and 15 touchdowns through the air, 1,089 yards and 14 touchdowns on the ground and kicked 40-of-44 PATs and three-of-five field goals.
• Booted a 54-yard field goal in the playoffs that ranks as the seventh-longest all-time in Wisconsin.
• Named first-team all-conference as a kicker, punter, and defensive back in the last two years and at quarterback his senior year.
• Named the Wisconsin State Journal's 2010 Area Player of the Year.

• Born Dec. 6, 1992 in Madison, Wis.
• Son of Jim and Barb Wedel.
• Majoring in finance.


Punts: 8, twice, last vs. Akron, 10-12-13
Punt Average: 46.4 yrds, at Arkansas, 9-20-14
Long Punt: 56 yrds, at Kent State, 10-5-13

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