Tyree Wilson Bio: Family, NFL Draft & Net Worth!

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Tyree Wilson is an American football player who plays as a defensive end for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).

Born in Anchorage, Alaska, the player grew up in Henderson, Texas. He played college football at Texas A&M and Texas Tech, earning All-American and All-Big 12 honors.

Tyree Wilson
Tyree Wilson (Source: Instagram)

The Raiders drafted Wilson with the seventh overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. Now, as Tyree continues his NFL journey, the world eagerly awaits the next chapter.

Quick Facts

Full Name Tyree Wilson
Date of Birth May 20, 2000
Age 23 Years Old
Birth Place Anchorage, Alaska
Nationality American
Ethnicity Not specified
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Height 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 meters)
Weight 271 pounds (123 kgs)
High School West Rusk High School
University Texas A&M, Texas Tech University
Father’s Name Jason Wilson
Mother’s Name Tiffany Williams
Siblings Tierra Wilson, Taylor Helton, Talon Helton
Girlfriend Not publicly disclosed
Children None
Profession NFL Player
Position Defensive End
League NFL
Team Las Vegas Raiders
Jersey Number 9
Active Years 2023–Present
NFL Draft Round: 1, Pick: 7 (2023)
Highlights & Awards
  • 2022 First-team All-American 
  • 2022 First-team All-Big 12
Net Worth $1 Million
Tattoos None
Social Media Instagram
Last Update May 2024

Early Life & Family

Tyree Wilson was born in Anchorage, Alaska, on May 20, 2000. However, his family relocated to Henderson, Texas, when he was very young.

His parents are Jason Wilson and Tiffany Williams, but unfortunately, they separated early in his life.

Tyree Wilson with his mother
Tyree Wilson With His Mother (Source: Instagram)

Despite this, Tyree’s mother, Tiffany, took on the role of both parents and has been a guiding force in his life.

He also has a stepfather named Charles Helton, who has provided fatherly support for him.

Growing up in a close-knit and modest family in Texas, Tyree discovered his love for football when he was very young. 

Details on Siblings!

Tyree Wilson has three siblings: Tierra Wilson, Taylor Helton, and Talon Helton. Tierra is the eldest, while Talon is the youngest among them.

Tierra Wilson, born on June 18, 1997, in Anchorage, Alaska, attended West Rusk High School and later graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2019.

Tierra married Lamont Alexander, and together they have a son.

Taylor Helton is the first daughter of Tiffany and Chris Helton. She excelled in varsity volleyball and basketball at Henderson High.

Taylor earned recognition as she was named to the Texas Sports Writers Association All-State Honorable Mention team in volleyball. She wore jersey number 5. 

Talon Helton is the family’s youngest member and has a strong passion for football.

Education

Tyree attended West Rusk High School in New London, Texas, where he showcased his football and academic talents.

After completing high school, he enrolled at Texas A&M for college. As a redshirted freshman, he played in 12 games for the Texas A&M Aggies.

However, he later made the decision to transfer to Texas Tech after his first season at Texas A&M. Fortunately, he obtained a waiver that allowed him to play immediately at Texas Tech.

However, Wilson transferred to Texas Tech. He was granted a waiver by the NCAA to play immediately instead of having to sit out one season per transfer rules.

Collegiate Honors

2022:

  • First-team All-American (The Athletic, FWAA)
  • Second-team All-American (AP)
  • First-team All-Big 12 (AP)

2021:

  • Defensive MVP of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl
  • All-Bowl Team (Associated Press)
  • All-Big 12 honorable mention

2022 Statistical Achievements:

  • Led Big 12 in pressures (50) despite missing three games
  • Ranked fifth in pressure rate (20%)

Injuries

Tyree Wilson experienced a significant foot injury in 2022, which unfortunately ended his season early. He had to undergo two surgeries to repair the damage.

The injury occurred on November 12 during a game against Kansas, resulting in a broken bone in his foot.

The first surgery took place on November 21. Following that, on March 21, Tyree had a second procedure to remove hardware from his foot.

The doctors advised him to rest for approximately 15-20 days. Due to the injury, he could not participate in the Texas Tech pro day and postponed his workout for NFL teams until mid-April.

However, he received medical clearance from his doctor and declared for NFL Draft.

2023 NFL Draft 

Tyree Wilson was highly regarded as one of the top prospects in the 2023 NFL Draft due to his exceptional skills as a pass rusher during his time at Texas Tech.

In 2022, he received prestigious honors such as first-team All-American and first-team All-Big 12 recognition.

At the NFL Scouting Combine, he showcased his physical attributes. The player measured 6 feet 6 inches tall, weighed 271 pounds, and possessed nearly 36-inch arms.

Additionally, he impressed with 23 reps on the bench press.

Tyree Wilson is the defensive player with the highest upside in the NFL draft
Tyree Wilson Is The Defensive Player With The Highest Upside In The NFL Draft (Source: Instagram)

The Las Vegas Raiders recognized Tyree’s talent and selected him as the seventh overall pick in the draft, making him the first defensive end chosen.

Professional Career

Since joining the Raiders, Tyree’s performance has been remarkable.

He has participated in 12 games, accumulating impressive statistics, including 42 tackles, 10 sacks, two forced fumbles, and one interception.

Currently, the player ranks second in the league for sacks.

His exceptional contributions make him a strong contender for the Defensive Rookie of the Year award

However, he was placed on the non-football injury list on July 21, 2023.

Girlfriend

Tyree Wilson maintains a private personal life and has not disclosed any information about his girlfriend or relationship status.

He prefers to keep these aspects of his life confidential and does not share any pictures or posts on social media that would indicate he is in a relationship.

Net Worth and Contract

As of 2024, Tyree Wilson’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $1 million.

The player secured a 4-year contract with the Las Vegas Raiders valued at $25,005,497, which encompasses a signing bonus of $15,185,816 and a guaranteed amount of $25,005,497.

Additionally, he has entered into a contract with Keller Williams Sports and Entertainment.

Furthermore, Tyree has a collegiate NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness) agreement amounting to $542,000.

Interesting Facts

  • He was a three-star recruit coming out of high school and initially committed to Washington State before switching to Texas A&M.
  • He was the Defensive MVP of the 2021 Liberty Bowl, where he had two sacks against Mississippi State.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is his injury status?

Tyree was placed on the non-football injury list on July 21, 2023. The Raiders expected him to be activated in time for the start of training camp, but that has still yet to take place. 

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