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George Wrighster
No. 87     
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-04-01) April 1, 1981 (age 38)
Place of birth: Memphis, Tennessee
Career information
College: Oregon
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 4 / Pick: 104
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2003 2008)
Career highlights and awards
* Second-team All-Pac-10 (2002)
Receptions     94
Receiving yards     850
Receiving TDs     9
Stats at NFL.com

George Frederick Wrighster III (born April 1, 1981) is a former American football tight end. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon. Wrighster has also been a member of the New York Giants.

Professional careerEdit

Wrighster was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round (104th overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played six seasons with the team before being released on April 3, 2009. He often showed flashes of greatness, but missed 30 games due to injury.[1] Wrighster was signed by the New York Giants on May 9, 2009 after attending the team's minicamp. He was waived on June 24, 2009.

After his professional football career ended, Wrighster entered the field of sports broadcasting. Beginning in September 2014, George hosted a Los Angeles-based daily afternoon radio show called "The Drive" on The Beast 980 KFWB. In August 2015, Wrighster debuted on Fox Sports 1 as a sports analyst and opinionist on such shows as "Fox Sports Live Countdown" and "Kickoff To Countdown.' He has also been the game analyst for multiple games on ESPN3 and FS1.

Launched Unafraid Show in 2018 - UnafraidShow.com is the one stop shop for fearless, influential, and fun. The sports world collides with pop culture, politics, and people here. Entertaining thoughtful sports fans daily with fresh, creative, and powerful content. Whether visitors want to read an article, listen to a podcast, or watch a Wrighster or Wrong video, Unafraid Show is a resource for independent thought.

Personal lifeEdit

Wrighster attended Sylmar High School in Los Angeles, California.[2] He also attended The Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, California.

He appeared on the March 11, 2012, episode of Cupcake Wars on the Food Network representing Violet's Cakes in Pasadena, California.

On January 4, 2015, George married Danisha Danielle Wrighster and currently resides in the San Fernando Valley with their blended family of four children: Devan, Damon, Payton, and Caden.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jaguars release Wrighster". Jaguars.com. April 3, 2009. http://www.jaguars.com/news/article.aspx?id=7749. Retrieved April 3, 2009.
  2. "George Wrighster". Pro Football Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/W/WrigGe00.htm. Retrieved February 24, 2015.

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