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Dexter Wynn

Dexter Wynn
No. -- Free agent
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-02-25) February 25, 1981
Place of birth: Sumter, South Carolina
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight: 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
College: Colorado State
NFL draft: 2004 / Round: 6 / Pick: 192
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Stats at

Dexter Maurice Wynn (born February 25, 1981) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Colorado State.

Wynn has also been a member of the Houston Texans and Detroit Lions.


  • Early years 1
  • College 2
  • Professional career 3
    • Philadelphia Eagles 3.1
    • Houston Texans 3.2
    • Detroit Lions 3.3
  • External links 4

Early years

Dexter played high school football at Rampart High School in Colorado Springs, as a wide receiver and cornerback. He led the Rams to the 1998 State Championship (14-0), earning Colorado Springs Metro League Player of the Year honors, and USA Today's Colorado Player of the Year. In the State Championship game he accounted for all five of his team's scores, and intercepted a pass in the endzone to seal the victory, earning a spot in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd".


Colorado State defensive back Dexter Wynn (5) and Air Force punt returner Joel Kurzdorfer (6) collide during a Mountain West Conference game at Hughes Stadium in Fort Collins, Colorado on October 16, 2003. Colorado State defeated Air Force, 30-20.  Total attendance: 42,701.  Television: ESPN
All-Mountain West Conference defensive back Dexter Wynn (5) and Air Force kick returner Joel Kurzdorfer (6) collide during a Mountain West Conference game at Hughes Stadium in Fort Collins, Colorado on October 16, 2003. Colorado State defeated Air Force, 30-20. Total attendance: 42,701. Television: ESPN

Colorado State 2000-2003. Dexter was a standout performer at Colorado State University earning All-Conference honors at both cornerback and return specialist from 2001-2003. Dexter holds the season record for Colorado State kickoff return average.

Professional career

Philadelphia Eagles

Draft in the 6th round. Wynn spent all of 2004 and 2005 with the Philadelphia Eagles as a backup cornerback and kick returner. In 2006, he was initially cut at the beginning of the season and re-signed after injuries to the Eagles defensive backfield. He appeared in 28 games as an Eagle.

Houston Texans

In November 2006, Wynn was waived by Philadelphia and claimed by the Houston Texans following the Eagles' signing of William James. He was released on August 29, 2008.

Detroit Lions

Wynn was signed by the Detroit Lions on December 9, 2008 after the team waived cornerback Brian Kelly. He was placed on injured reserve on August 31, and was not retained for the 2010 season.

External links

  • Houston Texans bio
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