5 Facts We Bet You Didn’t Know About Dalton Schultz

by | May 14, 2018 | Articles, Entertainment, The League, The Team

Kristi Scales gave us a must-read breakdown on the fourth round draft pick, Dalton Schultz. But here are 5 more facts about him you absolutely need to know!



Runs in the family?

Dalton is the son of Troy Golightly and Suzy Wilkerson and he has two brothers, Tom and Brad. His brother, Brad, played Division 1 football at Southern Virginia!

The Salt Lake Tribune


The Beehive State

Before heading west to play tight end at Stanford, Schultz was in Utah. He was born in Sandy and went to Bingham High School located in South Jordan, Utah.




Following the trend of many of our new rookies, Schultz played more than one sport in high school! Not only did he play football, he was a two-time letter winner for the high school basketball team as well.



Baby on Board!

On April 30th, 2018, just days after the draft, Schultz and his girlfriend announced that they were expecting their first child! From the caption, it appears that they are expecting a son due mid-August. Should we be anticipating a Dalton Chase Schultz Jr.?? 👀👀


Talk About a Hot Commodity!

Way back when (5 years ago) in the midst of Schultz’s college recruiting season, Notre Dame sent Scout.com’s top-rated 2014 tight end 477 letters to represent the 477 Fighting Irish drafted into the NFL, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. 477!!

Schultz had narrowed his list to Utah, Stanford, Notre Dame, Washington and Oregon State heading into senior year before finally choosing Stanford at the end.