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Encyclopedia > Tyrone Wheatley

Tyrone Wheatley (born 1972 - ) was a running back who played 10 seasons from 1995 to 2004. He played for the University of Michigan in college football, and the New York Giants and Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. During his first two seasons in the NFL Wheatley was also a kick return specialist. High school running back A running back, halfback or tailback is the position of a player on an American and Canadian football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ... University of Michigan, Ann Arbor The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (U-M or U of M) is a public coeducational university in Michigan, United States. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... Year Founded 1925 Conference NFC Division East Home Field Giants Stadium City East Rutherford, New Jersey Team Colors Royal Blue, Red, Gray, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin League Titles League Championships (6) NFL Champions: 1927, 1934, 1938, 1956 Super Bowl: 1986 (XXI), 1990 (XXV) Conference Championships (9) NFL Eastern... Year Founded 1960 Conference AFC Division West Home Field McAfee Coliseum City Oakland, California Team Colors Silver and Black Head Coach Norv Turner League Titles League Championships (4) AFL Champions: 1967 Super Bowl: 1976 (XI), 1980 (XV), 1983 (XVIII) Conference Championships (4) AFC: 1976, 1980, 1983, 2002 Division Championships (15... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ...


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Tyrone Wheatley - Back Where It All Began | NEWS | NFLPLAYERS.COM (1128 words)
Little did Tyrone Wheatley know that while donning the Oakland Raiders'; silver and fl during a typical AFC battle against the Denver Broncos on November 28, 2004, that it would be his last game in the NFL.
Wheatley, a bruising tailback who played 10 great years in the NFL, was widely considered one of the toughest running backs in the game.
In addition, Wheatley is also running his own business serving as a trainer in both group and individual workouts teaching speed and agility to young athletes in an array of sports.
ericball01: Tyrone Wheatley: Clutch Rose Bowl Performer (389 words)
Tyrone Wheatley's clutch performance in the January 1, 1993, Rose Bowl keyed the Wolverines 38-31 victory over the Washington Huskies.
Tyrone Wheatley made sure that 2003 was a different story for the Wolverines as he ran through, over and by the Huskies' defense.
However, with Tyrone leading the way, U of M was able to find its way to a hard fought victory and exact a measure of revenge on the Huskies.
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