79  Nykiren Wellington
Nykiren Wellington


San Antonio, Texas

High School:
Holmes HS

Last College:
Trinity Valley CC

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 325




Memphis Set to Begin Spring Practices Sunday

Tigers will go through NCAA-limit 15 sessions


December Student-Athlete Scholars of the Month

Lauren Hawkins, Nykiren Wellington and Raul Gonzalez earn CAAS honors


Memphis Postgame Notes vs. Duke

Game 1 - vs. Duke - September 7, 2013 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.


Memphis Football Completes Final Two-A-Day Practice

The University of Memphis football team wrapped-up its final day of two-a-day practices on Wednesday. Head coach Justin Fuente talks about the final two-a-day practice.


Memphis Football Preseason Camp - First Day in Full Pads

The Tigers suited up in full pads for the first time today in preparation for two-a-days starting tomorrow.

Memphis opens up the 2013 season hosting Duke on September 7.


Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day Two

Day two of preseason camp is in the books for the Memphis Tigers football team and it was another scorcher. Watch highlights and interviews from day two right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.


Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day One

The Memphis football team opened up their preseason camp today. Check out some highlights from the first day and hear from junior DB Bobby McCain and head coach Justin Fuente.


Memphis Football vs Duke

Memphis vs Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013


Memphis Tigers Preseason Practice 4

Images from the Tigers' fourth preseason practice.

2012 (Sophomore - Trinity Valley CC)

Transferred to Trinity Valley Community College after playing his redshirt freshman season at TCU ... Named to the 2012 Southwest Football Junior College Football Conference First-Team in lone season at Trinity Valley ... Is one of three Trinity Valley players to sign with the Tigers (joining linebacker/defensive end Kewan Alred and wide receiver Adrian Henderson) ... JUCO coach was Brad Smiley.

2010-11 (Freshman - Trinity Valley CC)

Appeared in two games as a redshirt freshman at TCU in 2011 ... Redshirted his first year at TCU in 2010.

Holmes High School

All-District 28-5A as both a junior and senior ... Played on both the offensive and defensive line ... Was a three-year letterwinner for the Huskies ... High school coach was Hector Rodriguez ... Also lettered twice in track and field and once in basketball.


Son of Melinda Wellington ... Born Nov. 10, 1992 in San Antonio, Texas ... Has an older brother, Wallace Wellington III.
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