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#65 Khalil Wilkes
Position: Center
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 286
Year: 5th Year Senior
Hometown: Teaneck, N.J.
High School: St. Peter's
Major: Science, Technology & Society
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As a Fifth-Year Senior (2013)
• All-Pac-12 second team
• Phil Steele All-Pac-12 third team
• Invited to East-West Shrine Game
• Moved from left guard to center
14 games played as starting center
• First career start at center against San Jose State
• Part of one of nation's top offensive lines     
     • 22nd in rushing offense (207.4 yards/game)       
     • 11th in sacks allowed (1.14/game)      
     • Seventh in tackles for loss allowed (4.14/game)

As a Senior (2012)

• Full-time starter at left guard
• Played in all 14 games with 12 starts
• Part of an offensive line which allowed 1.43 sacks/game
• Helped block for 174.3 yards rushing/game

As a Junior (2011)
• Saw reserve duty in four games
• Made appearances against Duke, Colorado, Washington and Oregon State

As a Sophomore (2010)
• Six appearances as a reserve
• Played against Sacramento State, UCLA, Wake Forest, Washington State, Washington and California

As a Freshman (2009)
• Did not see action

The Wilkes File
• Graduated from St. Peter’s (N.J.) and played football for head coach Rich Hansen
• Nation’s 16th-best offensive lineman by Scout
• New Jersey’s 16th-best overall recruit and second-best offensive lineman by Rivals
• Two-time Associated Press and Newark Star-Ledger all-state first team
• Two-time Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic Association Offensive Lineman of the Year
• Helped St. Peter’s to four Hudson County titles
• Team captain
• Lettered in basketball
• Gold Medal winner for religious studies
• Born in Hackensack, N.J.
• Full name is Khalil S. Wilkes II
• Son of William B. Wilkes II and Javalda Powell
• Father played defensive back at Rutgers (1986-91)
• Oldest of three children
• Uncle, Kasib Powell, played basketball at Texas Tech and professionally with the Miami Heat
• Majoring in science, technology and society (work, technology and social organizations)