Wendell Bryant
No. 91
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1980-09-12) September 12, 1980 (age 43)
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:303 lb (137 kg)
Career information
High school:Breckenridge Hills (MO) Ritenour
College:Wisconsin
NFL draft:2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:39
Sacks:1.5
Forced fumbles:0
Player 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

After graduating from Ritenour High School in St. Louis, Missouri, Bryant played college football at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He played in back to back Rose Bowls his freshman & sophomore years of college. He had a key sack to help secure the 1999 Rose Bowl victory. He won the Big Ten defensive lineman of the Year Award in his junior and senior years.

Professional career

Arizona Cardinals

He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals 12th overall, and played with the team during the 2002, 2003, and 2004 seasons.[1] 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.[2]

Las Vegas Locomotives

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 statistics

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

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References

  1. ^ "2002 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 18, 2023.
  2. ^ Ex-Cardinals Bust seeks NFL return
  3. ^ "Wendell Bryant Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved December 15, 2014.