|No. 98 – Kansas City Chiefs|
|Born:||June 25, 1998|
St. Louis, Missouri
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||255 lb (116 kg)|
|High school:||University City|
(University City, Missouri)
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2021|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Tershawn Wharton (born June 25, 1998) is an American football defensive tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Missouri S&T.
Wharton grew up in University City, Missouri and attended Maplewood Richmond Heights High School for his first three seasons before transferring to University City High School. As a senior, he recorded 110 tackles with four quarterback sacks and an interception and was named first team All-Suburban Central Conference.
Wharton was a four year starter for the Missouri S&T Miners. He was named first team All-Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) after recording 64 tackles and 13.5 sacks in his sophomore season. He had 7.5 sacks both as a junior and senior and was named first team All-GLVC in each season. Wharton finished his collegiate career with 58 tackles for loss and 35.5 sacks.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand span|
|6 ft 1 in
|All values from Pro Day|
Wharton was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent on April 27, 2020. He made the Chiefs final roster out of training camp. Wharton made his NFL debut in the season opener on September 10, 2020 against the Houston Texans, making two tackles in a 34–20 win. In Week 8 against the New York Jets, Wharton recorded his first career sack during the 35–9 win. Wharton finished his rookie season with 27 tackles, four tackles for loss, and two sacks with a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.