|No. 99 San Diego Chargers|
|Date of birth:August 29, 1986|
|Place of birth: Augusta, Georgia|
|High School: Lincolnton (GA) Lincoln Co.|
|Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||Weight: 285 lb (129 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 6 / Pick: 182|
|Debuted in 2009 for the Green Bay Packers|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Jarius Jessereel Wynn (born August 29, 1986) is an American football defensive end for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft and played for the Tennessee Titans during the 2012 season. He played college football at Georgia.
Wynn attended Lincoln County High School and was First-team GHSA All-State Class-A as a senior defensive lineman in 2004 and earned First-team All-State honors as an offensive lineman in 2003.
In 2008 Wynn appeared in 13 games, making twelve starts, recording 54 tackles and six quarterback hurries. After enrolling at Georgia in January 2007 he appeared in and started 13 games. He and finished first on the team with 69 tackles .
Wynn attended Georgia Military College and was Second-team National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-American honors following the 2006 campaign as well as team captain and defensive MVP. He tallied 21 tackles, including a team-leading eight for losses, two sacks, forced four fumbles and had one fumble recovery in 2006. Wynn was rated the No. 1 junior college defensive tackle prospect in the nation for the class of 2007 by JCGridiron.com.
|Height||Weight||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20 ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6-5 *||273 *||5.08 *||X||X||4.58 *||7.40 *||31½" *||8'11" *||19 *||12 *|
|* represents NFL Combine—"X" Denotes "No Data" or "Did Not Participate"|
Green Bay PackersEdit
He was drafted by the Packers in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft.
During the 2010 preseason, Wynn was released during the routine cuts that are mandated by the NFL for the 53 man roster. He tried out for the Seattle Seahawks but wasn't signed. It wasn't long before Green Bay Packer defensive end Justin Harrell was injured during the Packer's season opener against the Philadelphia Eagles, placing him on injured reserve for the remainder of the season and causing the Packers to contact Wynn and resign him to the squad for the 2010 season.
On August 27, 2012, the Green Bay Packers released Wynn in order to meet roster requirements.
Wynn signed with the Tennessee Titans in November 2012.
San Diego ChargersEdit
Wynn's wife Maratavia gave birth to Jaruis's second son, Jarius Jr., on the morning of Super Bowl XLV. He also has another son, Jeremiah.
- ↑ Chargers Sign Jarius Wynn
- ↑ "Wife of Packers' Jarius Wynn has baby on day of Super Bowl". USA Today. http://content.usatoday.com/communities/thehuddle/post/2011/02/wife-of-packers-jarius-wynn-has-baby-on-day-of-super-bowl/1.
- ↑ "Green Bay Packers: Jarius Wynn". Packers.com. http://www.packers.com/team/roster/Jarius-Wynn/4c2d078f-aef5-4593-86a0-2ecab4bf6843.