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Byron Wilkerson

9/26/2006
Born: Aug. 9, 1962 (Morenci, Ariz.)
Residence: Duncan, Ariz.
Joined PRCA: 1986
World Titles: 0

Wrangler NFR Qualifications: 0
Pace Picante Series Qualifications: 0
DNCFR Qualifications: 1 (2006)
Education: Cochise College Arizona and New Mexico State University (Las Cruces), degree in Animal Science.
Career Earnings: $71,088

Professional
2006 Highlights
(partner Tanner Bryson)
* Won the Sheridan (Wyo.) Rodeo.
* Won the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round title and tied for the average title at the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo.

Amateur Highlights
College National Finals Rodeo qualifier 1981-84.

Personal
6-2, 215 … Children Megan, Clancy and Carol … Other occupation is ranching … Hobbies include teaching team roping, golf and bowling … Byron was also a stuntman from 1988-2000 … Dad, Gordon Wilkerson, went to the NFR in 1959 and 1961, so Byron grew up with rodeo … Mother, Carol Carnell, is a rancher, great mom and housewife … Siblings Daphene Wilks and Keith Wilkerson … Horses are Blessing (10-years old) and Shrimpy (14-years old), both can switch ends you can head or heel on them … Favorite rodeo is San Angelo, favorite movie is Tombstone, favorite music is classic country … Rodeo idol is Clay O'Brien Cooper.