Spergon Wynn

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Spergon Wynn
No. 3, 13
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-08-10) August 10, 1978 (age 35)
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 226 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school: Bellaire (TX) Episcopal
College: Southwest Texas State
NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 6 / Pick: 183
Debuted in 2000 for the Cleveland Browns
Last played in 2006 for the Toronto Argonauts
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Pass attempts 152
Pass completions 70
Percentage 46.1
TDINT 1–7
Passing yards 585
QB Rating 39.5
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at CFL.ca

Spergon Wynn III (born August 10, 1978) is a former American and Canadian football quarterback. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Southwest Texas State.

Wynn has also played for the Amsterdam Admirals, Minnesota Vikings, BC Lions, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Toronto Argonauts.

College career[edit]

Wynn started his college career playing for the University of Minnesota, but he transferred to play quarterback for Texas State University–San Marcos/Southwest Texas State University between 1998 and 1999. In these two years, Wynn piled up 3,497 yards passing, good for sixth on Southwest Texas State's record books. In 1998, Wynn threw for 1,851 yards and 10 touchdowns. In 1999, Wynn was selected to the All-Southland Conference second team after throwing for 1646 yards and 14 touchdowns for the Bobcats.

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Wynn was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the 6th round (183rd overall) in 2000. Wynn proceeded to play for the Browns in 2000, seeing action in 7 games. including one start - a 48-0 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars.[1] With the Browns, Wynn went 22 for 54 (40.7%) passing, for 167 yards, no touchdowns, one interception, and a passer rating of 41.2.

Amsterdam Admirals[edit]

In the summer of 2001, Wynn was sent to NFL Europe to develop his skills. He started for the Amsterdam Admirals, throwing 14 touchdowns and 2,039 yards.

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Following the 2000 season, September 3, 2001, Wynn was traded to the Minnesota Vikings, along with RB Travis Prentice, in exchange for draft picks in the 2002 and 2003 NFL drafts. Wynn was a third string backup to Daunte Culpepper and Todd Bouman in the 2001 and 2002 seasons and played in the last three games of the 2001 season, starting two of them. This was due to season-ending injuries to both Culpepper and Bouman.

BC Lions[edit]

After his 2002 stint with the Minnesota Vikings, Wynn made his way north to Canada to play for the BC Lions, completing 67 of 99 passes for 894 yards, 6 touchdowns, and one interception. He also rushed for 2 touchdowns and 145 yards on 36 attempts.[2]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

On April 13, 2005, Wynn was acquired by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for a conditional pick in the 2006 CFL Draft.[3]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

Wynn was traded to the Toronto Argonauts on February 22, 2006 for safety Mike Crumb.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Wynn is currently an energy trader in Houston, Texas. He has a son, Spergon IV.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Doerschuk, Steve. "Browns, Jaguars have a strange history". www.cantonrep.com. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Lions trade Wynn to Winnipeg". CBC Sports. April 18, 2005. Retrieved 2009-05-14. 
  4. ^ "Bombers acquire Crumb from Argonauts". February 22, 2006. Retrieved 2009-05-14. 
  5. ^ "Argos acquire QB Wynn". CBC Sports. February 22, 2006. Retrieved 2009-05-14. 

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