WESLYE SAUNDERS
Tight End
2007-2010
Durham, NC
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation
Riverside Durham, NC

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
2007 Fall 2007 88 TE 6-5 279 Fr 0 0
2008 Spring 2008 88 TE 6-5 273 So
2008 Fall 2008 88 TE 6-5 274 So 3 3
2009 Spring 2009 88 TE 6-5 280 Jr
2009 2009 Media Guide 88 TE 6-5 280 Jr
2009 Fall 2009 88 TE 6-5 280 Jr 9 9
2010 Spring 2010 88 TE 6-6 273 Sr
2010 Fall 2010 88 TE 6-5 270 Sr 0 0
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
8/28/08 vs. N.C. State Tight End 2nd String
9/13/08 vs Georgia Tight End 2nd String
9/20/08 vs. Wofford Tight End 2nd String
10/4/08 at Mississippi Tight End 3rd String
10/11/08 at Kentucky Tight End 3rd String
11/8/08 vs. Arkansas Tight End 2nd String
Pre Spring 2009 Tight End Starter
9/3/09 vs. NC State Tight End Starter
9/24/09 vs. Mississippi Tight End Starter
1/2/2010 PapaJohns Bowl Tight End Starter
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
Honors
AwardYear
2007 Freshman All-America Hon. Mention (Sporting News)
2007 Freshman All-SEC (Sporting News)
Receiving
YearRecYdsAvgTD
2007 12 151 12.6 0
2008 16 214 13.4 3
2009 32 353 11.0 3
Tot 60 718 12.0 6
Receiving by QB
YearQBRec Throws Com% Yds 1D TD Success Rate
2007
Chris Smelley 7 11 63.6 84 2 0 27.27
Blake Mitchell 4 8 50.0 45 2 0 25.00
Tommy Beecher 1 1 100.0 20 1 0 100.00
Kenny McKinley 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0.00
2008
Chris Smelley 12 21 57.1 141 6 0 47.62
Stephen Garcia 4 10 40.0 95 4 0 50.00
Tommy Beecher 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0.00
2009
Stephen Garcia 32 61 52.5 353 19 2 45.90
Success Rate and Adjusted Yds
Year Pass Plays Pass SR Pass SPP Rush Plays Rush SR Rush SPP Rec Plays Rec SR Rec SPP Tot SPP AdjYds
2007 0 0 0 0 21 28.57 10.12 10.12 49.5
2008 0 0 0 0 32 43.75 21.93 21.93 122
2009 0 0 0 0 61 45.90 40.41 40.41 191.5
Defense
YearSoloAstTklTFLSacksIntPBUQBHFRFFBK
2009 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Tot 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Penalties
YearPenaltiesYards
2009 2 -10
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
2008-09-20 Wofford Tight End
2008-10-04 Mississippi Tight End
2008-11-01 Tennessee Tight End
2009-09-03 North Carolina State Tight End
2009-09-12 Georgia Tight End
2009-09-19 Florida Atlantic Tight End
2009-10-03 South Carolina State Tight End
2009-10-17 Alabama Tight End
2009-11-07 Arkansas Tight End
2009-11-14 Florida Tight End
2009-11-28 Clemson Tight End
2010-01-02 Connecticut Tight End
Single Game Receiving Stats
SeasonGame DateOpponentRecYdsTD
2007 2007-09-01 Louisiana-Lafayette 1 20 0
2007-09-22 Louisiana State 4 32 0
2007-09-29 Mississippi State 1 6 0
2007-10-04 Kentucky 1 50 0
2007-10-13 North Carolina 1 -2 0
2007-10-27 Tennessee 1 14 0
2007-11-10 Florida 3 31 0
2008 2008-09-13 Georgia 2 20 0
2008-09-20 Wofford 1 6 0
2008-09-27 Alabama-Birmingham 1 23 0
2008-10-04 Mississippi 1 6 0
2008-10-11 Kentucky 2 20 1
2008-10-18 Louisiana State 1 26 1
2008-11-01 Tennessee 2 42 0
2008-11-08 Arkansas 1 7 0
2008-11-29 Clemson 4 58 1
2009-01-01 Iowa 1 6 0
2009 2009-09-03 North Carolina State 4 50 0
2009-09-12 Georgia 8 96 0
2009-09-19 Florida Atlantic 1 7 0
2009-09-24 Mississippi 1 3 0
2009-10-17 Alabama 3 38 0
2009-10-31 Tennessee 3 39 0
2009-11-07 Arkansas 3 55 0
2009-11-14 Florida 5 62 1
2009-11-28 Clemson 2 10 2
2010-01-02 Connecticut 2 -7 0
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
2008-10-11 Kentucky 4 07:08 24 17 Weslye Saunders, 7-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Ryan Succop kick)
2008-10-18 Louisiana State 2 02:38 10 10 Weslye Saunders, 26-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Ryan Succop kick)
2008-11-29 Clemson 3 11:32 14 24 Weslye Saunders, 23-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Ryan Succop kick)
2009-11-14 Florida 2 02:10 14 17 Weslye Saunders, 9-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Spencer Lanning kick)
2009-11-28 Clemson 1 02:01 14 7 Weslye Saunders, 9-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Spencer Lanning kick)
2009-11-28 Clemson 4 02:40 34 17 Weslye Saunders, 1-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Spencer Lanning kick)
Receptions
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2007 2007-09-22 Louisiana State 3 10 LSU 45 Weslye Saunders, 10-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Danny McCray, Craig Steltz)
2007 2007-09-22 Louisiana State 3 12 LSU 43 Weslye Saunders, 9-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Danny McCray)
2007 2007-09-22 Louisiana State 4 3 LSU 34 Weslye Saunders, 2-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Chevis Jackson)
2007 2007-09-22 Louisiana State 3 9 LSU 40 Weslye Saunders, 11-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Curtis Taylor)
2007 2007-09-29 Mississippi State 3 8 USC 41 Weslye Saunders, 6-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Gabe O'Neal)
2007 2007-10-04 Kentucky 2 10 50 Weslye Saunders, 48-yd pass from Chris Smelley, fumble, recovered by UK in end zone, touchback
2007 2007-10-13 North Carolina 3 4 USC 30 Weslye Saunders pass from Chris Smelley loses 2 (Charles Brown)
2007 2007-10-27 Tennessee 2 10 UTN 39 Weslye Saunders, 14-yd pass from Blake Mitchell (Eric Berry)
2007 2007-11-10 Florida 1 10 FLA 21 Weslye Saunders, 18-yd pass from Blake Mitchell (Brandon Spikes)
2007 2007-11-10 Florida 2 16 USC 48 Weslye Saunders, 7-yd pass from Blake Mitchell (Brandon Spikes)
2007 2007-11-10 Florida 3 9 FLA 45 Weslye Saunders, 6-yd pass from Blake Mitchell
2008 2008-09-13 Georgia 3 7 USC 33 Weslye Saunders, 11-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Asher Allen, Rennie Curran) + GA roughing the QB (Reshad Jones)
2008 2008-09-13 Georgia 2 10 USC 34 Weslye Saunders, 9-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Reshad Jones)
2008 2008-09-20 Wofford 1 10 USC 31 Weslye Saunders, 6-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Seth Goldwire)
2008 2008-09-27 Alabama-Birmingham 3 21 UAB 44 Weslye Saunders, 23-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Matt Taylor)
2008 2008-10-04 Mississippi 1 10 USC 32 Weslye Saunders, 6-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Tony Fein)
2008 2008-10-11 Kentucky 3 10 UKY 44 Weslye Saunders, 13-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Winston Guy)
2008 2008-10-11 Kentucky 1 7 UKY 7 Weslye Saunders, 7-yd pass from Stephen Garcia
2008 2008-10-18 Louisiana State 2 10 LSU 26 Weslye Saunders, 26-yd pass from Stephen Garcia, touchdown
2008 2008-11-01 Tennessee 2 10 USC 38 Weslye Saunders, 27-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Nevin McKenzie)
2008 2008-11-01 Tennessee 3 5 USC 8 Weslye Saunders, 15-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Eric Berry)
2008 2008-11-08 Arkansas 3 8 ARK 47 Weslye Saunders, 7-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Ramon Broadway)
2008 2008-11-29 Clemson 2 10 CLM 33 Weslye Saunders, 4-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Michael Hamlin, DeAndre McDaniel)
2008 2008-11-29 Clemson 2 4 USC 37 Wesley Saunders, 15-yd pass from Chris Smelley (DeAndre McDaniel)
2008 2008-11-29 Clemson 3 6 CLM 23 Weslye Saunders, 23-yd pass from Chris Smelley, touchdown
2008 2008-11-29 Clemson 1 10 CLM 49 Weslye Saunders, 16-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Chris Clemons)
2008 2009-01-01 Iowa 1 10 USC 40 Weslye Saunders, 6-yd pass from Chris Smelley (Amari Spievey)
2009 2009-09-03 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 38 Weslye Saunders, 5-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Shea McKeen)
2009 2009-09-03 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 34 Weslye Saunders, 30-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Ray Michel)
2009 2009-09-03 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 34 Weslye Saunders, 11-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Earl Wolff)
2009 2009-09-03 North Carolina State 2 15 USC 40 Weslye Saunders, 4-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Ray Michel, Clem Johnson)
2009 2009-09-12 Georgia 2 4 USC 26 Weslye Saunders, 5-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Rennie Curran)
2009 2009-09-12 Georgia 3 9 UGA 22 Weslye Saunders, 20-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Reshad Jones, Demarcus Dobbs)
2009 2009-09-12 Georgia 1 10 USC 36 Weslye Saunders, 20-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Reshad Jones)
2009 2009-09-12 Georgia 3 3 UGA 37 Weslye Saunders, 8-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Rennie Curran)
2009 2009-09-12 Georgia 3 4 UGA 46 Weslye Saunders, 12-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Akeem Dent) + GA personal foul
2009 2009-09-12 Georgia 1 10 UGA 43 Weslye Saunders, 9-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Bryan Evans)
2009 2009-09-12 Georgia 1 20 UGA 40 Weslye Saunders, 12-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (DeAngelo Tyson, Reshad Jones)
2009 2009-09-12 Georgia 1 15 USC 14 Weslye Saunders, 10-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Rennie Curran)
2009 2009-09-19 Florida Atlantic 2 8 FAU 47 Weslye Saunders, 7-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Marcus Bartels)
2009 2009-09-24 Mississippi 2 10 USC 21 Weslye Saunders, 3-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Allen Walker)
2009 2009-10-17 Alabama 1 10 ALA 43 Weslye Saunders, 15-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Kareem Jackson, Mark Barron)
2009 2009-10-17 Alabama 1 10 USC 44 Weslye Saunders, 9-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Cory Reamer)
2009 2009-10-17 Alabama 1 10 ALA 18 Weslye Saunders, 14-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Mark Barron, Robby Green)
2009 2009-10-31 Tennessee 1 10 USC 46 Weslye Saunders, 23-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Art Evans)
2009 2009-10-31 Tennessee 1 10 USC 34 Weslye Saunders, 4-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Rico McCoy)
2009 2009-10-31 Tennessee 1 10 USC 27 Weslye Saunders, 12-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Herman Lathers)
2009 2009-11-07 Arkansas 3 7 USC 49 Weslye Saunders, 26-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Freddy Burton)
2009 2009-11-07 Arkansas 2 16 USC 14 Weslye Saunders, 18-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Matt Harris)
2009 2009-11-07 Arkansas 3 8 ARK 20 Weslye Saunders, 11-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Wendel Davis, Rudell Crim)
2009 2009-11-14 Florida 3 10 USC 31 Weslye Saunders, 13-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Will Hill)
2009 2009-11-14 Florida 2 7 FLA 9 Weslye Saunders, 9-yd pass from Stephen Garcia, touchdown
2009 2009-11-14 Florida 1 10 USC 34 Weslye Saunders, 15-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Markihe Anderson)
2009 2009-11-14 Florida 1 10 USC 37 Weslye Saunders, 13-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Ryan Stamper)
2009 2009-11-14 Florida 2 15 FLA 34 Weslye Saunders, 12-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Major Wright)
2009 2009-11-28 Clemson 2 8 CLM 9 Weslye Saunders, 9-yd pass from Stephen Garcia, touchdown
2009 2009-11-28 Clemson 4 1 CLM 1 Weslye Saunders, 1-yd pass from Stephen Garcia, touchdown
2009 2010-01-02 Connecticut 1 10 USC 24 Weslye Saunders, 1-yd pass from Stephen Garcia (Scott Lutrus)
2009 2010-01-02 Connecticut 1 10 UCT 46 Weslye Saunders, loss of 8 on pass from Stephen Garcia (Lindsey Witten)
Defensive Plays
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
2008 2008-11-29 Clemson 2 33 USC 17 Mike Davis, 5-yd pass from Chris Smelley, fumble, forced by (DeAndre McDaniel), recovered by Weslye Saunders
2009 2009-11-28 Clemson 1 10 USC 41 Brian Maddox rush for 6, fumble, recovered by Weslye Saunders