Duke Football BIO
99 Wesley Oglesby
2009: Played in all 12 games with two starts ... earned starting nods against N.C. State and Maryland ... compiled 15 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss and 1.5 quarterback sacks ... recovered one fumble against Georgia Tech ... had a season-high two tackles on five occasions ... on the gridiron for 309 total snaps including 278 defensive plays ... played a season-high 41 snaps at Miami.
2008: Played in six games ... started four of the first five games, but played in only one of the final seven contests due to injury ... ended the year with 17 tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack, one caused fumble, one fumble recovery and one quarterback hurry ... got off to a great start with four tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack and a forced fumble in the season-opener against James Madison ... also had four tackles to go with a fumble recovery at Georgia Tech ... posted five tackles against Navy ... on the field for 217 total plays with a season-high 51 against Northwestern.
2007: Academic All-ACC selection ... played in all 12 games with 10 starts at defensive end ... named to the ACC All-Freshman team by Sporting News ... finished the season with 37 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, one sack, seven quarterback pressures, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... led the team in QB hurries ... drew first career start at Northwestern and responded with three tackles, one sack and four quarterback hurries ... recorded a season-high nine tackles with two tackles for loss at Navy ... had three or more tackles in each of the final five games and eight games total for the year ... posted five tackles and caused a fumble at Virginia ... recovered a fumble at Florida State ... tallied two quarterback hurries and a tackle for loss against Virginia Tech ... registered a total of 725 snaps on the year with 571 on defense and 154 on special teams ... posted a season-high 82 snaps at Navy.
2006: Did not see game action.
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterman at Grace Preparatory Christian Academy under coach Mike Barber ... listed as the nation’s 27th-top weak side defensive end by Rivals.com and the 60th-best overall defensive end in the country by Scout.com ... all-region selection by PrepStar magazine ... helped squad to four-year record of 38-10 with three state titles in the Texas Association of Private & Parochial Schools ... during senior season, earned first team all-state and district MVP honors after recording 76 tackles, 20 tackles for loss and 11 sacks ... also named first team all-district punter after averaging 37.1 yards per kick on 35 boots ... as a junior, had 88 tackles, 20 tackles for loss and 10 sacks while punting for a 34.6 average en route to receiving first team all-state honors at defensive line and second team all-state accolades at both offensive line and punter ... named the district’s Newcomer of the Year and first team all-district and all-state on defense after sophomore campaign that included 35 tackles ... received the U.S. Congressional Award Gold Medal in 2005, presented by the U.S. Congress to young Americans who participated in 400 hours of public service, 200 hours of personal development goals, 200 hours of physical fitness goals and a four-night expedition ... also participated in basketball and track and field ... earned first team all-district and first team all-state honors on the hardwood ... helped track and field team to state championship in 2004.
Personal: Son of Janet and Marc Oglesby ... born April 29, 1987 ... majoring in Biological Anthropology & Anatomy while minoring in Philosophy.