The 12th Annual Fred Biletnikoff Hall of Fame Invitational golf tournament is set for May 2 at the Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton, Calif.
According to the Biletnikoff Foundation, “This celebrity charity invitational raises needed funds for the Biletnikoff Foundation and its support for teens in crisis throughout California to overcome their struggles with substance abuse, human trafficking and domestic violence.”
Selected by Buffalo Bills in fifth round (140th overall) of 2010 NFL Draft, April 24, 2010…Signed first contract, May 27, 2010…Placed on reserve/injured by Bills (thumb), Sept. 4, 2011…Waived from reserve/injured by Bills, Nov. 8, 2011…Signed by Oakland Raiders as free agent, May 2, 2012.
CAREER: Versatile offensive lineman, played in six games with Buffalo as a rookie in 2010.
2011: In training camp with the Bills…Waived/injured on 9/4 and spent season out of football.
2010: Played in six games as a rookie…(11/14) vs. DET: Made NFL debut.
COLLEGE: Played four years at Virginia Tech, starting his final 35 games…Began college career as a tight end before switching to tackle…Started 36 of 47 career games, making 27 starts at left tackle, eight starts at right tackle and one start at tight end…An All-Atlantic Coast Conference second-team selection as a senior, started all 13 games at left tackle…Helped offense rank 14th in the nation in rushing (208.2 yards per game)…Started all 14 games at left tackle as a junior...Started final eight games of sophomore season at right tackle…Part of an offense that averaged 330.5 yards per game…Saw action in 12 games with one start at tight end as a redshirt freshman…Majored in apparel, housing and resource management.
PERSONAL: Attended Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn, Va. …A three-year starter, was selected as Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year in 2004…Caught 30 passes at tight end as a senior, helping team to an 11-1 record…Named to the Virginia All-Group AA all-state squad by the Associated Press and VHSCA…Earned All-Dulles District honors at both tight end and defensive end …Parents, Robert and Nancy Wang, met as Chinese Olympians, a high-jumper and hurdler, respectively, who competed in the 1984 Los Angeles games before immigrating to the U.S. …Brother, David, played guard at Virginia Tech.