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Jarius Wynn
No. 99     San Diego Chargers
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-08-29) August 29, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth: Augusta, Georgia
High School: Lincolnton (GA) Lincoln Co.
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 285 lb (129 kg)
Career information
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 6 / Pick: 182
Debuted in 2009 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles     34
Sacks     6.5
Forced fumbles     0
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.

Early yearsEdit

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.

College careerEdit

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.

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draftEdit

Pre-draft measureables
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.

Tennessee TitansEdit

Wynn signed with the Tennessee Titans in November 2012.

San Diego ChargersEdit

Wynn signed with the San Diego Chargers on April 3, 2013.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Wynn's wife Maratavia gave birth to Jaruis's second son, Jarius Jr., on the morning of Super Bowl XLV.[2] He also has another son, Jeremiah.

Wynn is the cousin of former NFL running back Garrison Hearst.[3]

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