Dave Wyman
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Personal information
Born: (1964-03-31) March 31, 1964 (age 59)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:248 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school:Reno (NV) Earl Wooster
NFL Draft:1987 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

David Matthew Wyman (born March 31, 1964) is a former professional football player, a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons with the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos.

Early years

Born in San Diego, California, Wyman attended Earl Wooster High School in Reno, Nevada, and graduated in 1982. He played college football at Stanford University, where he led the team in tackles as a sophomore in 1983 and again in 1984, but incurred a knee injury in the penultimate game.[1][2] Wyman redshirted in 1985 and returned in 1986 to lead the Cardinal with 169 tackles and was All-Pac-10.[3][4]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 2 in
(1.88 m)
235 lb
(107 kg)
31+14 in
(0.79 m)
9+12 in
(0.24 m)
4.79 s 1.65 s 2.75 s 4.30 s 29.0 in
(0.74 m)
9 ft 10 in
(3.00 m)
23 reps
All values from NFL Combine[5]

Wyman was selected by the Seahawks in the second round of the 1987 NFL Draft with the 45th overall selection.[6] Midway through his rookie year in 1987, he was traded to the San Francisco 49ers,[7] but a failed physical due to a bad left shoulder nullified it.[8] Wyman played six seasons for the Seahawks, but left as a free agent before the 1993 season[9][10] and played his final three years with the Broncos.

Wyman and Brian Bosworth were next-door neighbors on the Eastside while they were teammates with the Seahawks.[11]

After football

Wyman returned to the Seattle area and is a popular co-host of the afternoon radio show Wyman and Bob on KIRO 710, part of the ESPN Radio network. He is a frequent contributor to Seahawks Saturday Night on KCPQ television, the Seattle Fox affiliate.

Wyman took over as the Seahawks radio analyst for the final four regular season games in December 2017 after Warren Moon took an indefinite leave of absence to resolve a sexual harassment case against him.[12] In 2018, Wyman permanently replaced Moon on Seahawks radio.

Personal life

Wyman married Shannen Forrest of Edmonds in May 1993;[10] they met while she was a member of the Sea Gals and they have two children.[13]

Older brother Mike Wyman also played college football at Stanford, as a defensive tackle; both started for the Cardinal defense in 1983.[14]


  1. ^ "Defense key for Stanford". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. September 1, 1986. p. C5.
  2. ^ Boling, Dave (August 9, 1989). "Not just a thinking man's game". Spokane Chronicle. (Washington). p. C1.
  3. ^ "Pac-10 stars". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). wire reports. November 25, 1986. p. 1D.
  4. ^ "Seahawks sign Krieg, Wyman". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. July 22, 1987. p. D1.
  5. ^ "Dave Wyman, Combine Results, ILB - Stanford". nflcombineresults.com. Retrieved October 25, 2022.
  6. ^ "1987 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2023-09-25.
  7. ^ "Seattle unclutters linebacker logjam". The Bulletin. (Bend, Oregon). November 4, 1987. p. D-2.
  8. ^ "Wyman hurt, is going back to Seahawks". Lodi News-Sentinel. (California). McClatchey News Service. November 4, 1987. p. 24.
  9. ^ "Broncos to sign Wyman". Ellensburg Daily Record. (Washington). McClatchy News Service. June 17, 1993. p. 8.
  10. ^ a b Smith, Craig (October 29, 1993). "Wyman's remarks annoy Hawks". Seattle Times. Retrieved September 29, 2016.
  11. ^ O'Neil, Danny (August 24, 2010). "The search for Brian Bosworth". Seattle Times. Retrieved September 29, 2016.
  12. ^ Condotta, Bob (August 8, 2018). "Seahawks announce Dave Wyman as radio analyst in Warren Moon's absence, add a running back". Seattle Times. Retrieved August 19, 2018.
  13. ^ Martinez, Amy; Allison, Melissa (March 14, 2008). "Opal opening third clothing store for women". Seattle Times. Retrieved September 29, 2016.
  14. ^ "Starting lineups". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). October 29, 1983. p. 2C.