Isaiah Wynn is known for his can-do spirit, passion for excellence, and ability to carry his teammates along in every game. The talented footballer possesses an athletic ethic that strongly indicates he’s going to have some longevity in the game of football. To his credit, the football player is a total package – he can confidently handle any position on the field and this has not only made him versatile but also one of the respected players in his team and in the league at large. For many football critics, Isaiah’s ability to come off the ball and guard the quarterback with everything in him remains the biggest part of his success. Apart from showing his toughness on the field, which everybody has watched in virtually every game, scroll down to read other facts you probably didn’t know about the offensive tackle.
Biography of Isaiah Wynn
The NFL football player was born Isaiah Emmanuel Wynn on the 9th of December 1996, in St. Petersburg, Florida, in the United States. He is an American belonging to the African race. He was raised by his mother along with his brother (Aaron), and sister. The identities of his parents, as well as his family background, is yet to be disclosed publicly.
Wynn is a graduate of Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg, Florida, and the University of Georgia, where he studied human development and family sciences and also played guard and tackle for his school’s football team – Georgia Bulldogs. According to records, he featured in 11 games as a true freshman. He started 25 of 26 games (he made 23 straight starts and sadly missed a game due to injury against Louisiana) during the 2015 and 2016 seasons. The footballer was named a Second-Team All-American on December 11, 2017, and AP first-team All-SEC.
Upon leaving the Georgia Bulldogs, Isaiah Wynn was drafted as the 23rd overall pick by the New England Patriots in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. The Patriots team is said to have chosen Isaiah using a pick that was acquired from the Los Angeles-based football team, Los Angeles Rams in a trade that sent California-born wide receiver Brandin Cooks to Los Angeles. Though the footballer played guard and tackle in college, he features as an offensive tackle in the football league.
Since September 1, 2018, the NFL player has been on the injured reserve list due to an injury. Although Wynn has been away as a result of the injury, his team has been doing great in his absence, having made it to Super Bowl LIII.
Height & Weight
With a height of 6 feet 3⁄4 inches (equivalent to 1.90 meters), Isaiah Wynn is kind of short for a tackle but his technique, arm length, and feet make up for what he lacks in height. Most times, defenders see Wynn as being very soft to handle but the reverse is usually the case – he’s one of the toughest guys to compete with on the field, many thanks to his technique and versatility. His arm length and hand size are recorded to be 33 3⁄8 inches (0.85 meters) and 8 1⁄2 inches (0.22 meters) respectively.
As for his weight, it is measured to be 310 lb or 141 in kilograms. Before the start of his final college season, the NFL player is said to have added 10 to 12 pounds, which gave him an additional confidence boost.
Other Facts About The NFL Offensive Tackle
1. Isaiah Wynn ended the last part of the 2017 season with a major injury after suffering a torn labrum in his left shoulder on November 18, 2017, in a game against Kentucky. However, he later harnessed it up and completed the rest of the national championship season with it. He eventually underwent surgery on January 30th.
2. He is very close to Johns Creek, Georgia-born player David Andrews. He met the football center player as a freshman at Georgia and they became friends. In his post-drafting interview, Wynn stated that David is like a big brother to him and that he really helped him back then.
3. In addition to Andrews, Isaiah Wynn is friends with University of Georgia graduate/American football wide receiver, Malcolm Mitchell.
4. The name of his college coach is Kirby Smart.
5. Isaiah was a former roommate of New England Patriots running back, Sony Michel.
6. He fully developed himself in the game of football after training with his brother, who is also a footballer.
7. The NFL star is said to have switched from starting left guard to starting left tackle just before his final college season.
8. One thing people quickly notice about Isaiah Wynn is his big smile.