Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Before Arizona: Spent the 2010-12 seasons at California … Missed the 2012 season because of an injury … Played 10 games with three starts in 2011 … Recorded 17 tackles, 5.5 tackles for a loss of 35 yards and four sacks for a loss of 23 yards … Played in three games in 2010 as a true freshman before suffering a season-ending injury … Awarded a medical redshirt for 2010.

High School: Four-star recruit by Scout and Rivals … Prepstar All-American as a 2009 senior … Ranked as the nation’s No. 6 inside linebacker by Rivals, the No. 7 middle linebacker according to Scout and the No. 17 inside linebacker by Tom Lemming … On the national lists of top players overall by Rivals at No. 230 … Listed by Rivals as the No. 32 player overall in California and checked in with SuperPrep at No. 44 overall in California/Hawaii/Nevada … Recorded 145 tackles, 6.0 sacks, seven forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a senior, and was among players receiving votes for the Long Beach Press-Telegram’s Best in the West team … No. 4 player overall in the combined San Mateo and East Bay areas as a senior according to the Bay Area News Group in its annual “Cream of the Crop” listing … Played in the Offense-Defense All-America Bowl following his senior campaign … Had 95 tackles as a 2008 junior when he earned all-state honors and led his squad to the section semifinals.

Personal: Son of Dave and Karyn Wilkerson.