Bobby Wagner

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Bobby Wagner
Bobby Wagner 2014.jpg
Seattle Seahawks - No. 54
Middle linebacker
Date of birth: June 27, 1990
Place of birth: Los Angeles , California
Height: 1.83 m Weight: 109 kg
NFL debut
2012 for the Seattle Seahawks
College : Utah State
NFL Draft : 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 47
Current status: active
Career highlights and awards
Selected NFL stats
as of week 17 of the 2019 season
Tackles     1,075
Sacks     19.5
Defended passes     47
Interceptions     10
Forced fumbles     5
Touchdowns     4th
Statistics at
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Bobby Joseph Wagner (* 27. June 1990 in Los Angeles , California ) is an American American football poker players on the position of the middle linebackers . He has played for the Seattle Seahawks in the National Football League (NFL) since 2012 . In the 2012 NFL Draft , he was selected by the Seahawks as the 47th player. After the 2013 season , he won Super Bowl XLVIII with the Seahawks .


Wagner played college football for Utah State University from 2008 to 2011 . In total, he made 445 tackles , 4.5 sacks, and four interceptions in his college career .

In his final college year in 2011, Wagner was named WAC Defensive Player of the Year .


In the 2012 NFL Draft he was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2nd round as the 47th player. Wagner was considered one of the best linebackers in this draft.

In his rookie season, Wagner managed 140 tackles, 2 sacks and 3 interceptions. In the second season ( 2013 ) Wagner won both the NFC Championship Game and the Super Bowl (Super Bowl XLVIII |) with the Seahawks . In his third season ( 2014 ) he was elected to the Pro Bowl for the first time and was also part of the All-Pro team. With the Seahawks he moved back to the Super Bowl ( XLIX ), but where they lost to the New England Patriots with 24:28. In this game he got 12 tackles and one interception.

On 2 August 2015 he signed a contract extension for four years and 43 million dollars . He scored his first NFL touchdown on the fifth day of the 2015 season after conquering a fumble. He was re-elected to the Pro Bowl that year.

In the 2018 season, Wagner scored 138 tackles, six tackles for loss and one interception . At the end of July 2019, he signed a contract extension for three years. The contract is valued at $ 54 million, of which 40.2 is guaranteed. With an average earnings of 18 million US dollars, Wagner became the highest-paid linebacker of all time.

Web links

Commons : Bobby Wagner  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Wagner tabbed WAC Defensive Player of the Year
  2. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  3. seahawks and wagner agree to 43 mil extension (English), accessed on March 17, 2016
  4. Seahawks sign Bobby Wagner to 3-yr, $ 54M extension. Accessed July 27, 2019 .