Bowl-eligible Arizona (6-4, 3-4 Pac-12) plays its final regular season road game at Utah (4-6, 2-5 Pac-12) this Saturday, Nov. 17, at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City. The game will be televised live on ESPNU beginning at 8 p.m. MST.
2012: Played in 11 games with four starts at the slot receiver position ... Had career-high six catches for 89 yards vs. Arizona State ... Matched that with six catches for 70 yards vs. Nevada ... Scored two touchdowns, the first vs. Washington and the second vs. Arizona State ... Totaled 19 catches for 264 yards ... Averaged 13.9 yards per catch.
2011: Played in 10 games as a backup receiver and on special teams ... Had one run on a reverse for 11 yards against USC ... Also served as kick returner with 14 returns for 322 yards and a team-best 23.0-yard average ... Career-best 44-yarder at Washington and had a 28-yard effort at Oregon State.
2010: Redshirted his true freshman year.
High School: PrepStar All-West ... SuperPrep All-Far West ... Class 4A All-Northeast League First-Team honors as an athlete, plus second-team as kick returner ... Played receiver, defensive back and some quarterback for Valley head coach John Elwell ... Las Vegas Sun offensive preseason honors as kick returner ... Reported 4.4 speed ... As a senior, rushed for 691 yards, passed for 466 and caught 12 passes for 225 more, plus had two scoring returns on kickoffs ... Rushed 14 times for 257 yards and four scores, caught 34 passes for 471 yards and four scores, had seven KOR for 320 yards, and added 25 tackles and an interception in 2008 ... Returned three kicks for touchdowns ... State-meet record in the 200 meters with a 21.1 as a sophomore in 2008 ... Then added 100-meter state record with a 10.39 in the 2009 meet to break a 20-year-old mark ... Review Journal 4A Track Athlete of the Year in 2008.
Personal: Son of Kimberly and Garic Wharton ... Majoring in sports and society.