Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 8/24/08: #45 WR, #358/750 Overall, Projected Rnd: FA 2008: Named second team All-SEC as both a wide receiver and kick returner by Phil Steele ... Established Ole Miss single-season 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) ... Also ranked third in the conference in all-purpose yards (133.6 per game)...Holds Ole Miss records for single-game, season and career kickoff return yards ... Ranks second all-time in all-purpose yardage ... Stand 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 ... 2007: 12 GP; 9 GS; Rec: 38-716-18.8-6; KR: 21-483-23-1; 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 third letter... 2006: 12 GP; 12 GS; Rush: 1-2-2-0; Rec: 24-410-17.1-2; 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: 10 GP; 0 GS; KR: 4-48-12-0; Saw action in 10 games of true freshman season, missing only the opener at Memphis (9/5) ... Earned first letter ... 2004: Signed with Oregon State in Class of 2004, but did not enroll ... Sat out 2004 season.
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Steelers' picks: Round 3/84 -- Mike Wallace, WR/KR, 6-0, 195, Mississippi...Fills a need at both his position and the long-sought kick returner the Steelers have not had in a long time. Wallace has 4.3 speed and will compete for playing time at wide receiver, but really get his chance as a return man in 2009. - by The Sports Xchange
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10/12/16 - WR Mike Wallace (ribs) wore a red non-contact jersey at practice Wednesday. Wallace appeared to suffer the injury near the end of the Week 5 game against the Redskins. He said Wednesday that he expects to play against the Giants.
09/18/16 - WR Mike Wallace caught four passes for 41 yards and two touchdowns Sunday. It was no surprise Wallace had success. The former Steelers receiver entered the game with 17 catches for 348 yards and two touchdowns against the Browns.
09/14/16 - WR Mike Wallace was solid in his Ravens debut with three receptions for 91 yards, including a 66-yard touchdown. After a couple of down seasons with Minnesota and Miami, he could be poised to put up big numbers in Baltimore. Wallace, who is in his eighth NFL season, ranks third all-time with most receptions of 25-plus yards and most touchdown catches of 50-plus yards.
09/11/16 - WR Mike Wallace, who was signed in the offseason to provide a downfield threat, caught three passes for 91 yards in the season opener against the Bills. He caught a 66-yard touchdown pass that provided a 10-0 lead in the second quarter.
08/29/16 - WR Mike Wallace showed the Ravens a glimpse of his big-play ability against the Lions. He caught three passes for 37 yards and was in sync with quarterback Joe Flacco. Wallace will likely enter the season as one of the starters at wide receiver. He was also in the backfield for the opening kickoff.
08/09/16 - WR Mike Wallace continues to show he can be a dynamic, play-making receiver this season. After failing his fitness test the first day, Wallace has shown steady improvement, catching balls downfield and beating double coverage for touchdowns. He could provide quarterback Joe Flacco with a much-needed weapon on offense.
07/28/16 - WR Mike Wallace did not practice on the first day of training camp because he failed his conditioning test. When asked if Wallace was close, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said, "I'm not going to get into all that. Either you pass it or you don't." The Ravens signed Wallace in the offseason to provide QB Joe Flacco with another downfield threat. Wallace is a proven veteran with 414 receptions for 6,307 yards and 49 touchdowns over his seven-year career. However, he has some work to do before he officially plays for Baltimore.
03/15/16 - WR Mike Wallace joined the Baltimore Ravens, agreeing to a two-year, $11.5 million deal Tuesday.
Wallace gives the Ravens a vertical receiver the team lacked in 2015 after losing Torrey Smith to the San Francisco 49ers in free agency.
Steve Smith is returning in 2016 but his recovery from a ruptured Achilles could keep him on the sideline into August. Breshad Perriman, a big receiver with speed, was the Ravens' first-round pick in 2015 but never played in a game because of a knee injury.
Wallace, 29, was released by the Minnesota Vikings last week. He tied or set career lows in catches (39), receiving yards (473) and touchdowns (two) last season.
03/13/16 - WR Mike Wallace is scheduled to visit with the Ravens on Monday. A deal is contingent on Wallace accepting a "low budget" contract, according to Don Banks of Sports Illustrated.
Wallace, 29, was released by the Vikings last week. He tied or set career lows in catches (39), receiving yards (473) and touchdowns (two) last season. Wallace, a third-round pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2009 NFL Draft, has played in 111 career games, with 414 receptions for 6,307 yards and 49 touchdowns.
03/08/16 - WR Mike Wallace was released by the Vikings on Tuesday (March 8). Wallace, acquired in a trade with Miami last March, was due $10 million in 2016 as part of a five-year, $60 million contract he signed with the Dolphins in 2013. Coach Mike Zimmer said in February the Vikings are pleased with their receiving corps, led Stefon Diggs, who totaled 52 receptions for 720 yards as a rookie. Last season, Wallace had 39 catches for 473 yards and two touchdowns with the Vikings. In seven years with the Vikings, Dolphins and Pittsburgh Steelers, he has 414 career receptions for 6,307 yards and 49 touchdowns.