Wesley Carter Welker is the wide receivers coach for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He is an American football coach and former wide receiver. He previously worked as an assistant coach for the Houston Texans and the San Francisco 49ers. He was born on May 1, 1981.
Welker had a tremendous career as a wide receiver despite being undrafted. Welker holds the Dolphins’ all-time statistics for total kick returns, kickoff return yardage, and total punt returns.
Only one player in NFL history, Gale Sayers, had more all-purpose yards in his first three NFL seasons than Welker did with the Dolphins. Welker also passed Rod Smith in 2014 for the most receptions by an undrafted player in NFL history. He finished his career with a total of 16,797 all-purpose yards.
Which College Did Wes Welker Attend?
Wes Welker attended Texas Tech University. Texas Tech Institution is located in Lubbock, Texas, and is a public research university. The primary college of the five-school Texas Tech University System was founded on February 10, 1923, and was known as Texas Technological College until 1969.
Welker was a member of Texas Tech University’s football team, the Red Raiders. His spur-of-the-moment signing turned out to be extremely advantageous to the Red Raider football team.
Based on his flexibility and big-game exploits in high school, Welker acquired the nickname “The Natural” from his recruiter and then-running backs coach at Texas Tech, Art Briles, before his freshman year.