Wesley Britt

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Wesley Britt
No. 65
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1981-11-21) November 21, 1981 (age 38)
Cullman, Alabama
Height:6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight:320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school:Cullman (AL)
NFL Draft:2005 / Round: 5 / Pick: 167
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
Games played:16
Games started:2
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Wesley Britt (born November 21, 1981 in Cullman, Alabama) is a former American football offensive tackle. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the fifth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Alabama.

Early years[edit]

Britt attended Cullman High School in Cullman, Alabama and graduated in 2000.

College career[edit]

Britt accepted a scholarship offer from the University of Alabama in 2000. After redshirting his first year, Britt was a career starter and started in 46 games throughout the 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 seasons at Alabama. He did miss the final four games of his junior season after breaking his leg against Tennessee in 2003. He was named First-Team All-American by the CFN, third team by Associated Press, second team by Rivals.com as a senior in 2004, three time First team All-Southeastern Conference by the Associated Press and league's coaches in 2002, 2003, 2004, and named to 2004 SEC Good Works Team. Wesley also won the Jacobs Blocking Trophy] as the SEC's top offensive lineman in 2004.

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Britt was drafted in the fifth round (164th overall) by the San Diego Chargers in the 2005 NFL Draft. He was released by the Chargers on September 4, 2005.

New England Patriots[edit]

Britt was signed to the practice squad of the New England Patriots on September 5, 2005, where he spent the season. He made the Patriots' 53-man roster in 2006, and made his first career start in Week 4 against the Cincinnati Bengals. He would go on to play in 10 total games in 2006. The next season, Britt was active for four games, starting the season finale against the New York Giants. He did not start any games in 2008 and was active for two total games. Following the season, as a restricted free agent, Britt was not offered a tender by the Patriots, but was re-signed to a separate contract on March 16. He was released by the Patriots during final cuts on September 5, 2009.

Current Life[edit]

Wesley Britt is an economic development representative with Alabama Power.

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