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Mike Wallace
WR #17
Height:
6-0
Weight:
199
College:
Mississippi
Experience:
4
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 83 328 5,218 15.9 62.9 95 40 80 32 222 6
2014 MIA 4 20 246 12.3 61.5 30 3 2 0 13 1
2013 MIA 16 73 930 12.7 58.1 57 5 11 5 46 0
2012 PIT 15 64 836 13.1 55.7 82T 8 9 4 33 2
2011 PIT 16 72 1,193 16.6 74.6 95T 8 18 7 54 1
2010 PIT 16 60 1,257 21 78.6 56T 10 26 10 48 1
2009 PIT 16 39 756 19.4 47.3 60T 6 14 6 28 1
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 83 25 0.3 196 7.8 2.4 0 21 12 48 2 0 1
2014 MIA 4 2 0.5 12 6 3 0 12 1 50 0 0 1
2013 MIA 16 3 0.2 33 11 2.1 0 13 2 66.7 0 0 0
2012 PIT 15 5 0.3 7 1.4 0.5 0 13 1 20 0 0 0
2011 PIT 16 5 0.3 57 11.4 3.6 0 21 4 80 1 0 0
2010 PIT 16 5 0.3 39 7.8 2.4 0 19 2 40 0 0 0
2009 PIT 16 5 0.3 48 9.6 3 0 21 2 40 1 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 83 1 26 26 26 0 1 0 0 0
2014 MIA 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 MIA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 PIT 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 PIT 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 PIT 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 PIT 16 1 26 26 26 0 1 0 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 83 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 MIA 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 MIA 16 5 5 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 PIT 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 PIT 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 PIT 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 PIT 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 83 7 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2014 MIA 4 2 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2013 MIA 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2012 PIT 15 2 1 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2011 PIT 16 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2010 PIT 16 1 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- 0 1 0 0
2009 PIT 16 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0

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Biography

PRO (62-48/4-4): Named an AFC Pro Bowl starter in 2011…won the Joe Greene Great Performance Award given to the top rookie on the team in 2009…added Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week honors twice (Week 9, Week 15) in 2009...originally drafted by the Steelers in the third round (84th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.

PRO (62-48/4-4): Named an AFC Pro Bowl starter in 2011…won the Joe Greene Great Performance Award given to the top rookie on the team in 2009…added Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week honors twice (Week 9, Week 15) in 2009...originally drafted by the Steelers in the third round (84th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.

2012 (14-14): 9/9 at Denver: Registered a three-yard touchdown reception early in the fourth quarter to give the Steelers a 19-14 lead…marked the first time he recorded a receiving touchdown in a season opener…9/16 vs. N.Y. Jets: Started at WR for the third consecutive home opener…hauled in a 37-yard touchdown to give the Steelers a 20-10 lead…marked the second consecutive year that he recorded a receiving touchdown in the home opener…recorded touchdown receptions in each of the first two regular-season contests for the first time in his career…finished second in the game in receptions (5) and receiving yards (74) …9/23 at Oakland: Recorded the 13th 100-yard receiving game of his career and sixth since the start of the 2011 season…has registered at least one receiving touchdown in each of the first three games for the first time in his career…marks the second time in his career that he recorded a receiving touchdown in three straight contests (Games 5-7 in ’11)…tied his career-best with eight receptions for the fourth time…his 123 receiving yards were the fourth-most of his career in a single game…10/7 vs. Philadelphia: Started at WR…had two receptions for 17 yards…10/11 at Tennessee: Recorded an 82-yard touchdown, the second-longest reception of his career (95-yard touchdown at Arizona 10/23/11)…now has 24 receptions of at least 40 yards for his career…marked his 42nd reception of 25+ yards, passing WR Plaxico Burress (41) for the second-most (Hines Ward, 81) 25+ yard receptions by a Steelers’ player, dating back to 1991…10/21 at Cincinnati: Tied his career high of eight receptions for the fifth time in his career and second time this season…10/28 vs. Washington: Recorded game highs in receptions (7) and receiving yards (62)…his 36 receptions on the season is tied for the most through seven games played in any season (36 in 2011) …11/4 at N.Y. Giants: Hauled in a 51-yard touchdown from Roethlisberger early in the fourth quarter…marked his 25th career reception of at least 40 yards and the 15th that went for a touchdown…11/12 vs. Kansas City: Hauled in a seven-yard touchdown to tie the game 10-10 in the second quarter…now has 30 career receiving touchdowns, passing Roy Jefferson (29, 1965-1969) for the ninth-most receiving touchdowns in franchise history…11/18 vs. Baltimore: On the first play of the game, earned a 42-yard pass interference penalty to put the Steelers at the Ravens’ 38-yard line…the drive resulted in a touchdown…registered a team-high four receptions for 26 yards…11/25 at Cleveland: Made his 45th career start at WR…12/2 at Baltimore: Tied for the team high with five receptions, which were the most receptions since recording seven vs. Washington on 10/28…12/9 vs. San Diego: Finished with team highs in receptions (7) and receiving yards (112)…marked the fourth time this season he recorded 7+ receptions in a game, which is a career high for a single season…registered the 14th 100-yard receiving game of his career and the second this season (9/23 at Oakland)…has registered at least one 100-yard receiving game in every season he has played…with 3,934 career receiving yards, he passed Santonio Holmes (3,835) and Ray Mathews (3,919) for the ninth-most in franchise history…recorded two receiving touchdowns for his fifth multi-touchdown game of his career…12/16 at Dallas: Recorded a team-high 95 receiving yards on four receptions…with 63 receptions on the season, he has recorded 60+ receptions for the third straight year…registered a 60-yard reception to the Dallas two-yard line that set up RB Jonathan Dwyer’s game-tying touchdown…now has 27 career receptions of 40+ yards, including four this season.

2011 (16-14/1-1): Saw action in all 16 games, making 14 starts at WR…named to his first Pro Bowl as a starter…set a career-high with 72 receptions for 1,193 yards and eight touchdowns…recorded his 12th career 100-yard receiving game, which is the fourth-most in franchise history…added a career-high 57 yards rushing…had a streak of six straight games of having a reception of longer than 40 yards, which was the longest streak in the NFL since 2000…caught a 95-yard touchdown from QB Ben Roethlisberger…it was the longest pass play in Steelers’ history and second-longest play from scrimmage in team history…added 26 yards receiving and his first career rushing touchdown in the postseason in the Wild Card Game at Denver…9/11 at Baltimore: Tied a career-high with eight receptions for 107 yards…marked his ninth career 100-yard game and fourth consecutive in the regular season (first of 2011)…9/18 vs. Seattle: For the second straight week tied a career-high with eight receptions for 126 yards and one touchdown…9/25 at Indianapolis: Registered a career-high 144 yards on five receptions…recorded a career-long 81-yard touchdown reception…his 129 yards receiving in the first quarter marked the most receiving yards in the first quarter by a Steelers’ receiver since 1991…surpassed 100+ yards receiving for the sixth consecutive regular-season game, a franchise record that tied for second in NFL history for the most consecutive regular-season games with at least 100 yards receiving.…posted his 11th career 100-yard receiving game, passing Yancey Thigpen for sixth place on the Steelers’ all-time list for 100-yard receiving games…10/2 at Houston: Recorded a team-high 77 yards receiving, ending his streak of consecutive games with at least 100 yards receiving at six…10/9 vs. Tennessee: Recorded six receptions for 82 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown reception…now has 19 career receptions for at least 40 yards with 12 going for touchdowns…it was his fourth reception of 40+ yards this season...10/16 vs. Jacksonville: Recorded a game-high 76 yards on two receptions with one touchdown…hauled in a 48-yard reception, marking the fifth straight game with a reception of at least 40 yards…recorded his 20th career touchdown reception…10/23 at Arizona: Finished with three receptions for 118 yards…caught a 95-yard touchdown from QB Ben Roethlisberger…it was the longest pass play in Steelers’ history and second-longest play from scrimmage in team history…has 21 career receptions of at least 40 yards, 13 of which have gone for touchdowns…marked the sixth straight game he registered at least one reception of 40 yards or more, the longest streak in the NFL since Isaac Bruce in 2000…recorded his 12th 100-yard receiving game, passing Plaxico Burress for the fourth most in franchise history…10/30 vs. New England: Had 70 yards receiving on seven receptions…recorded at least 70 yards receiving in each of the past 13 regular-season games…11/6 vs. Baltimore: Started at WR…had four receptions for 68 yards and one touchdown…hauled in a 25-yard touchdown…11/13 at Cincinnati: Made his 30th career start at WR…had a game-high six catches for 54 yards…registered a career-high 31 yards rushing, marking the most rushing yards by a Steelers’ receiver since Cedrick Wilson recorded 37 yards on one carry at Cleveland on 9/9/07…11/27 at Kansas City: Saw action at WR, breaking a streak of 28 consecutive starts…had two receptions for 17 yards…12/4 vs. Cincinnati: Had a 12-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter and a 19-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter, marking his fourth career multi-touchdown game…totaled three catches for 38 yards…12/8 vs. Cleveland: Recorded 57 yards on four receptions to give him 1,034 yards on the season, marking the second consecutive year he surpassed 1,000 yards…set a new career-high of 61 receptions, surpassing his old career-best of 60 in 2010…tied a career-long with a 21-yard run…12/24 vs. St. Louis: Had a game-high 82 yards receiving, including a long of 46 yards…marked his 22nd career reception of 40+ yards and seventh this season…AFC Wild Card Game 1/8 at Denver: Started at WR…had three catches for 26 yards…became the first wide receiver in team history to score a rushing touchdown in the postseason, when he scored on a one-yard run in the third quarter.   

2010 (16-16/3-3): Started all 16 games at wide receiver…had a breakout year in only his second season in the NFL…caught a team-high 60 receptions for a career-high 1,257 yards, which ranked fifth in the NFL…his 21.0 yards per reception ranked second in the NFL…had 10 touchdown receptions, which tied him for seventh place in the NFL…had 17 receptions of 25-plus yards, which ranked second in the NFL…had seven 100-yard receiving games in the regular season, tying him with John Stallworth (1984) for the most in team history…had a three-game streak of at least 100 yards receiving and one touchdown…added 39 yards rushing on five carries…started all three postseason games at WR…had a team-best 13 catches for 115 yards and one touchdown…his 25-yard touchdown reception in Super Bowl XLV was the first postseason touchdown of his career…9/12 vs. Atlanta: Had two catches for 62 yards including a 52-yarder in the third quarter...9/26 at Tampa Bay: Finished with three catches for a game-high 100 yards receiving with two touchdowns…marked his second career 100-yard receiving game (first of 2010)…had a 46-yard touchdown reception from QB Charlie Batch in the first quarter…had a 41-yard touchdown catch from Batch in the second quarter…marked his second career multi-touchdown game…became the first Steeler to post at least two 40-plus-yard touchdown receptions in a game since Louis Lipps on Dec. 4, 1988 at Houston…10/17 vs. Cleveland: Finished with three receptions for a game-high 90 yards…hauled in a 29-yard touchdown pass from QB Ben Roethlisberger in the second quarter…caught a 50-yard pass from Roethlisberger in the third quarter…10/24 at Miami: Hauled in a 53-yard touchdown pass from Roethlisberger in the second quarter, it marked his third career touchdown of at least 50 yards…marked his second consecutive game in Miami with a touchdown reception of at least 50 yards (54 yards at Miami, Jan. 3, 2009)…11/8 at Cincinnati: Had a career-high 110 yards receiving on five catches with one touchdown…caught a 39-yard touchdown from WR Antwaan Randle El on the first play of the fourth quarter…marked his third career 100-yard receiving game and second this season…11/14 vs. New England: Finished with a career-high eight receptions for 136 yards and two touchdowns…marked his second consecutive 100-yard receiving game and the fourth of his career…marked his second career multi-touchdown game…11/21 vs. Oakland: Finished with a game-high 116 yards receiving with one touchdown…posted his third straight 100-yard receiving game and fourth of the season (fifth of his career)…tied a team-record for most consecutive games with at least 100 yards receiving, held by WR Hines Ward (2002)…hauled in a 52-yard touchdown pass from Roethlisberger on the first play of the fourth quarter…marked his fourth reception of at least 50 yards…marked third straight game with at least one touchdown reception…the last Steelers’ receiver to catch a touchdown in at least three straight games was Hines Ward in 2005...set a career-best with eight receiving touchdowns on the year…12/5 at Baltimore: Finished with a team-high five catches for 76 yards, including a long of 24 yards…12/19 vs. N.Y. Jets: Finished with 102 yards receiving on seven catches, including a long of 23 yards…marked his sixth career 100-yard receiving game…marked his first career 1,000-yard receiving season…12/23 vs. Carolina: Finished with four catches for 104 yards and one touchdown…posted his sixth 100-yard receiving game of the season, tying him for the second-most in team history with Yancey Thigpen (1997)…hauled in a 43-yard touchdown pass from Roethlisberger in the second quarter…his 24 receptions of 20-plus yards on the season were the most for a Steeler since John Stallworth in 1984…1/2 at Cleveland: Made his 20th career start at WR…finished with three catches for 105 yards with one touchdown…posted his seventh 100-yard receiving game of the season, tying him with Stallworth (1984) for the most in team history…hauled in a 56-yard touchdown pass from Roethlisberger on the first offensive play for the Steelers…it was his 10th receiving touchdown of the season…added a 41-yard reception on the Steelers’ second drive of the game…AFC Divisional Game 1/15 vs. Baltimore: Played in his first postseason game, starting at WR…had three receptions for 20 yards…AFC Championship Game 1/23 vs. N.Y. Jets: Had one catch for six yards…Super Bowl XLV 2/6 vs. Green Bay: Finished with a team-high nine catches for 89 yards, including a 25-yard touchdown reception from Roethlisberger in the fourth quarter.

2009 (16-5): Played in all 16 games at WR…had  39 receptions and tied the team lead with six touchdown catches…averaged 19.4 yards per catch and 9.6 yards per rush…won the Joe Greene Great Performance Award…named Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for weeks nine and 15…led AFC rookies in receiving yards…first Steelers’ rookie to have more than 100 yards receiving since Santonio Holmes in 2006…9/10 vs. Tennessee: Made his NFL debut…caught three passes for 32 yards (10.7 avg.) with a long of 22…his 22-yard reception in overtime set the Steelers up for the winning field goal…9/27 at Cincinnati: Played in his third consecutive game…established then career highs with seven catches for 102 yards (14.6 avg.) with a long of 51…was his first career 100-yard receiving game…became the first Steelers’ rookie to record a 100-yard receiving performance since Santonio Holmes on December 31, 2006…10/11 at Detroit: Caught two passes for 52 yards (26.0 avg.) with a long of 47 yards including a touchdown…10/25 vs. Minnesota: Made his first career start as a slot WR…caught three passes for 72 yards (24.0 avg.) with one touchdown for a long of 40 yards…12/6 vs. Oakland: Made his second career start as a slot WR…caught two passes for 19 yards (9.5 avg.) with a long of 13…12/20 vs. Green Bay: Caught two passes for 79 yards (39.5 avg.) with two touchdowns with a long of 60…marked his first career multi-touchdown game…caught the game-tying, 19-yard touchdown pass as time expired to clinch the victory…12/27 vs. Baltimore: Caught three passes for 83 yards with a long of 45…1/3 at Miami: Made his third consecutive start and fifth of the season at slot WR…caught two passes for 64 yards (32.0 avg.) with a long of 54 for a touchdown.

COLLEGE: Holds Ole Miss records for single game, season and career kickoff return yards...ranks second all-time in all-purpose yardage...stands third all-time at Ole Miss in TD receptions and fifth in receiving yards...recorded seven career 100-yard receiving games, second-most by a Rebel...topped the SEC in yards per reception in each of his final two seasons...competed in the 2009 Under Armour Senior Bowl and totaled two catches for 41 yards and a TD and returned one kickoff 21 yards...majored in African American studies. 2008: Named second-team All-SEC as both a wide receiver and kick returner by Phil Steele...established Ole Miss singleseason records for all-purpose yards (1,737) and kickoff return yards (861)...equaled the Rebel record for 100-yard receiving games with four...piled up the fifth-most receiving yards in school history (784)...led the SEC and ranked third in the NCAA (among top 100 WRs) in yards per catch (20.1)...led team and was sixth in the SEC in receiving yards per game (60.3)...finished third in the SEC in kickoff return average (24.6)...ranked third in the conference in all-purpose yards (133.6 per game)...topped team in TD catches with seven...named Midseason All-SEC second team as a kick returner by Phil Steele...earned fourth letter. 2007: Named third-team All-SEC by Phil Steele...played in all 12 games with nine starts at split end...topped the SEC in yards per catch (18.8) and ranked ninth in receiving yards per game (59.7)...led the team in receiving yards (716), tied for the lead in touchdowns (6) and finished second in receptions (38)...turned in a pair of 100-yard games...posted seven catches of 40 or more yards and three of 50 or better...earned his third letter. 2006: Started all 12 games at SE...led the team in catches (24) and receiving yards (410)...tied for team lead with two TD receptions...earned his second letter. 2005: Saw action in 10 games primarily as a return man as a true freshman after enrolling in January. 2004: Did not play.

PERSONAL: Attended O. Perry Walker High School (New Orleans, La.)...earned league and district MVP honors as a senior, as well as all-league, All-Metro, All-West Bank and All-West Bank MVP...rated by SuperPrep as the 17th-best prospect in Louisiana and was a member of its 2004 Southwest Team...after seeing limited playing time as a junior (four receptions while playing mostly on defense), had an outstanding senior season, catching 60 passes for 1,039 yards (17.3 average per catch) and 19 touchdowns...returned four punts and four kickoffs for TDs, giving him 27 for the season and 162 points, and had seven TDs called back...set school records for total points and for kicks returned for touchdowns...earned two letters in football...also lettered once in track, earning All-State honors in the 100 meters...son of Sonjia and Burnell Wallace...Full name: Mike Wallace.

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    Posted Apr 16, 2013

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  • Steelers at Raiders: Wallace 22-yard TD catch

    (00:00:42:10) By NFL.com - Posted Sep 23, 2012

    Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger finds WR Mike Wallace for a 22-yard TD to give the team a 24-14 lead over the Oakland Raiders.

  • Super Bowl XLV: Wallace 25-yard TD reception

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    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hits wide receiver Mike Wallace for a 25-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLV against the Green Bay Packers.

  • Steelers at Dolphins: Mike Wallace 53-yard TD

    Posted Oct 24, 2010

    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger throws deep and connects with wide receiver Mike Wallace for a 53-yard touchdown.