Devin Wyman

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Devin Wyman
Date of birth (1973-08-29) August 29, 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth East Palo Alto, California
Career information
Position(s) DL/OL
Height 6 ft 8 in (203 cm)
Weight 335 lb (152 kg)
College Kentucky State
NFL Draft 1996 / Round: 6 / Pick: 206
Career history
As player
1996–1998
2003–2005
2006–2007
2008
New England Patriots
San Jose SaberCats
Dallas Desperados
Utah Blaze
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Devin Edward Wyman (born August 29, 1973 in East Palo Alto, California) is a former American football player.[1] On March 30, 2015, he was named head coach for the Texas Revolution of the Champions Indoor Football league.[2][3]

Personal[edit]

Wyman was born on August 29, 1973 in East Palo Alto, California. Wyman married his wife, Shelby, on July 7, 2007.[4]

NFL career[edit]

Wyman was drafted in the 6th round (206th overall) of the 1996 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots. Playing in 15 games with 4 starts over two seasons with New England, Wyman spent the 1998 NFL season on injured reserve before leaving the team following the season.[5] Prior to the 1999 NFL season, the defensive tackle signed with the Minnesota Vikings and was allocated to NFL Europe to play for the Barcelona Dragons. Not playing with a NFL team again until 2002, Wyman signed with the Kansas City Chiefs but was cut prior to the start of the 2002 season.

Collegiate career[edit]

Wyman attended the College of San Mateo in San Mateo, California before transferring to Kentucky State University, an HBCU.

AFL career[edit]

Leaving the NFL, Wyman began his Arena Football League career with the San Jose SaberCats in 2003. Staying with the team until 2005, Wyman was part of the SaberCats team that won ArenaBowl XVIII. The Kentucky State alum left San Jose for the Dallas Desperados in 2006. Wyman left Dallas in 2007 for the Utah Blaze.[6] Following his first season with Utah, Wyman re-signed with the team on August 2, 2008.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Devin Wyman arenafan.com
  2. ^ "Texas Revolution part ways with HC Davis, promote Wyman to vacancy". Allen American (Allen, TX: Star Local News). March 30, 2015. Retrieved April 2, 2015. 
  3. ^ Grant, Ethan (April 2, 2015). "Wyman supplants Davis as Revs HC: Former DC promoted four games into CIF season". Allen American (Allen, TX: Star Local News). Retrieved April 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ Love of the Game July 7, 2007, dallasdesperados.com
  5. ^ Devin Wyman pro-football-reference
  6. ^ Devin Wyman ArenaFootball.com biography
  7. ^ Devin Wyman Re-signs with AFL Utah Blaze