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Dexter Wynn
No. 39, 31, 30     
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-02-25) February 25, 1981 (age 39)
Place of birth: Sumter, South Carolina
Career information
College: Colorado State
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 6 / Pick: 192
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Philadelphia Eagles ( 2004 2006)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Total tackles     52
Forced fumbles     0
Fumble recoveries     5
Pass deflections     13
Interceptions     0
Stats at NFL.com

Dexter Maurice Wynn (born February 25, 1981) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Colorado State.

Wynn has also been a member of the Houston Texans and Detroit Lions.

Early yearsEdit

Dexter played high school football at Rampart High School in Colorado Springs, as a wide receiver and cornerback. He led the Rams to the 1998 State Championship (14-0), earning Colorado Springs Metro League Player of the Year honors, and USA Today's Colorado Player of the Year. In the State Championship game he accounted for all five of his team's scores, and intercepted a pass in the endzone to seal the victory, earning a spot in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd".

CollegeEdit

From 2000-2003, Dexter was a standout performer at Colorado State University earning All-Conference honors at both cornerback and return specialist from 2001-2003. Dexter holds the season record for Colorado State kickoff return average.

Professional careerEdit

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

Draft in the 6th round. Wynn spent all of 2004 and 2005 with the Philadelphia Eagles as a backup cornerback and kick returner. In 2006, he was initially cut at the beginning of the season and re-signed after injuries to the Eagles defensive backfield. He appeared in 28 games as an Eagle.

Houston TexansEdit

In November 2006, Wynn was waived by Philadelphia and claimed by the Houston Texans following the Eagles' signing of William James. He was released on August 29, 2008.

Detroit LionsEdit

Wynn was signed by the Detroit Lions on December 9, 2008 after the team waived cornerback Brian Kelly. He was placed on injured reserve on August 31, and was not retained for the 2010 season.

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