November 21, 1981 |
|Height:||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Weight:||320 lb (145 kg)|
|High school:||Cullman (AL)|
|NFL Draft:||2005 / Round: 5 / Pick: 167|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2008|
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.
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, and 2004 seasons at Alabama. He did miss the final four games of his junior season with a broken leg. He was named third team All-American by the Associated Press, second team by Rivals.com as a senior in 2004, First team All-Southeastern Conference by the Associated Press and league's coaches in 2004, and named to 2004 SEC Good Works Team.
San Diego Chargers
New England Patriots
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.
Wesley Britt is an economic development representative with Alabama Power.