2009: Saw action in every game, both on the line and on special teams.
Motor City Bowl: Member of the two-deep and traveled with the team.
2008: Saw action in 10 games as he made the transition from tight end to offensive lineman.
2007: Saw action in three games.
2006: Quickly worked his way up the depth chart during preseason and took advantage of reps due to injuries until the injury bug hit him just days before school began...did not play and used the season as a redshirt season.
High School: Played for Bob Irvin at Sickles High school, where he recorded 40 catches for 560 yards and three TDs...participated in the Hillsborough County All-Star Game as a senior...as a junior recorded 15 catches for 458 yards...three-sport athlete (three-year football letterman, three-year basketball letterman and four-year track letterman).
Personal: Geology major...son of Ed and Leigh Anne Wertepny...born Dec. 15, 1987, in Tampa, FL.