Wendell Bryant

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Wendell Bryant
No. 91
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-09-12) September 12, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 303 lb (137 kg)
Career information
College: Wisconsin
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
Debuted in 2002 for the Arizona Cardinals
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
Tackles 39
Sacks 1.5
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Wendell Bryant (born September 12, 1980) is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals 12th overall in the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Wisconsin.

College career[edit]

After graduating from Ritenour High School in St. Louis, Missouri, Bryant played college football for the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He won the Big Ten defensive lineman of the Year Awards in his junior and senior years.

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals 12th overall, and played with the team during the 2002, 2003, and 2004 seasons. He was suspended for the 2005 season after committing a third strike in the NFL's substance abuse policy and never returned to the league.[1]

Las Vegas Locomotives[edit]

Bryant was drafted by the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League and signed on August 5, 2009. He was placed on injured reserve on November 19, 2009.

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team GP COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF FR FR YDS INT IR YDS AVG IR LNG TD PD
2002 ARI 14 19 11 8 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 ARI 12 19 16 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 ARI 3 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 29 39 28 11 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

[2]

Key

  • GP: games played
  • COMB: combined tackles
  • TOTAL: total tackles
  • AST: assisted tackles
  • SACK: sacks
  • FF: forced fumbles
  • FR: fumble recoveries
  • FR YDS: fumble return yards
  • INT: interceptions
  • IR YDS: interception return yards
  • AVG IR: average interception return
  • LNG: longest interception return
  • TD: interceptions returned for touchdown
  • PD: passes defensed

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ex-Cardinals Bust seeks NFL return
  2. ^ "Wendell Bryant Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 15 December 2014.