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BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " BLIDI WREH-WILSON " IS A PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL CORNER BACK FOR THE TENNESSE TITANS OF THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE (NFL) : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

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 Blidi Wreh-Wilson


Blidi Wreh-Wilson
Blidi Wreh-Wilson
Wreh-Wilson in the 2013 NFL season.
No. 25     Tennessee Titans
Corner back
Personal information
Date of birth: December 5, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birthMalden, Massachusetts
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)Weight: 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High schoolEdinboro (PA) General McLane
CollegeConnecticut
NFL Draft2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 70
Debuted in 2013 for the Tennessee Titans
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 10, 2014
Tackles60
Interceptions1
Passes Def9
Stats at NFL.com
Blidi Bertrand Wreh-Wilson (blee-dee ray; born December 5, 1989) is an American football corner back for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Connecticut. He was drafted by the Titans in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years

Wreh-Wilson attended General McLane High School in Edinboro, Pennsylvania, where he was a four-sport star in football, basketball, track and soccer. He played for the McLane Lancers high school football team. He was an honorable mention all-state pick as a senior. Rated only a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, he committed to Connecticut over an offer from Buffalo.[1]In track, he ran the 100-meter dash in 11.4 seconds,[2] and the 400-meter dash in 51.03 seconds.[3]

College career

While attending the University of Connecticut, Wreh-Wilson played for the Connecticut Huskies football team from 2008 to 2012. After being redshirted in 2008, he saw action in all 13 games in 2009, nine of which he started, including the final seven games of the season, and recorded a total of 40 tackles and one interception. He started all 13 games for the Huskies at corner back in 2010. He had four interceptions on the season, two of which were returned for touchdowns, and also recorded 57 tackles, five pass deflections, and one fumble recovery. In 2011, he only played in eight games due to a knee injury, but managed to start all eight games, and recorded 37 tackles, including two for a loss, along with two interceptions and seven pass deflections. As a senior in 2012, Blidi played in and started 11 games, and was honored as the team's Most Valuable Player. He was also a second-team All-Big East selection and recorded 47 tackles, nine pass deflections, and an interception.

Professional career

NFL Draft

Pre-draft measurables
HtWtArm lengthHand size40-yd dash10-yd split20-yd split20-ss3-coneVertBroadBP
6 ft 0 34 in195 lb32 in8 58 in4.53 s1.57 s2.52 s4.12 s6.97 s36 in10 ft 8 in14 reps
All values from NFL combine.
The Tennessee Titans chose Wreh-Wilson in the third round, with the 70th overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Tennessee Titans

He signed his four year rookie contract with the Titans on June 20, 2013.[4]