President of State Secondary Schools Principal Association (1975 – 1976)
In 1959 – 1960, Coach Wheeler’s team won 37 straight games
Won 1960 Unclassified State Championship
Longest winning streak—69 games (1959 – 1961)
Played college football for one year at Mississippi State University, and one year at Bethel College in McKenzie, TN
Selected as one of 66 top High School principals in the United States and Canada in 1976
Served on small school committee of National Association of Secondary School Principals
Fellow TSSAA Hall of Fame member Milton Mayo was quoted as saying; “Education always came before athletics to Wylie. He was a very capable and popular teacher and his players have made first-class citizens. He served very well in every position in the Milan School System”.