Wesley Carter Welker is an American football coach and former wide receiver who is the wide receivers coach for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He previously served as an assistant coach for the San Francisco 49ers and the Houston Texans.
Born on May 1, 1981 (age 40 years), in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in the United States of America, Wesley began his education at the Heritage Hall High School in Oklahoma City.
In his junior year, he helped lead the Chargers to the 2A State Football championship over Tishomingo High School. In that game, Welker had three touchdowns, over 200 all-purpose yards, a 47-yard field goal, and an interception.
In 2012, Welker married former swimsuit model and 2005 Miss Hooters Pageant Winner Anna Burns. They have three children.
Welker owns a chestnut-coloured gelding racehorse called Undrafted, trained by Wesley Ward. In 2014, Undrafted notched his first win in the Grade 3 Jaipur Invitational Stakes at Belmont.
Career Highlights And Awards
- 2× First-team All-Pro (2009, 2011)
- 2× Second-team All-Pro (2007, 2008)
- 5× Pro Bowl (2008–2012)
- 3× NFL receptions leader (2007, 2009, 2011)
- PFWA All-Rookie Team (2004)
- Mosi Tatupu Award (2003)
- First-team All-Big 12 (2003)
- Second-team All-Big 12 (2002)
- NFL records
- Longest receiving touchdown: 99 yards (tied)
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