Bobby Wagner Celebrity Life
Bobby Wagner was born on June 27, 1990, and is the son of former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jerry Wagner. Wagner attended the University of Washington, where he played high school football from 2009 to 2012.
He played college football at Utah State and was drafted by the Seahawks in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
Bobby Wagner is 6 feet tall and weighs about 242 lb, and he plays as the middle linebacker in football matches. Wagner completed his schooling from Colony High School, Ontario, California.
During his school days, he started playing football for the Titans in high school football matches.
As a senior, he had become a well-known player in the school having 125 tackles and 4 sacks in his tally. He garnered several awards and accolades during his school days such as all-CIF Central Division, all-Mount Baldy League, etc.
His college career was more impressive and eye-catching. He got a total of 445 tackles, 4 interceptions, and 4.5 sacks in his college football career. In 2011 during his final year in college, he was awarded the WAC Defensive Player of the Year.
He started his professional career with the 2012 Senior Bowl championship. Thanks to his marvelous performance in that match, he was declared the MVP of the Senior Bowl.
Also, he was awarded the North’s Most Outstanding Player. The fun fact is that Bobby Wagner is only the second player from Utah State to play for Senior Bowl.
After the Senior Bowl championship, he was also invited to show his talent in NFL scouting combine, but due to pneumonia Wagner couldn’t participate. In 2012, he was selected as a second-round pick by NFL committee.
Seattle Seahawks signed a 4-year contract of $4.30 million with Wagner.
On September 22, 2013, during a match between Seattle Seahawks and Jackson Jaguars, Wagner scored a record-breaking 9 combined tackles. In the same game, he deflected a pass and intercepted an opponent.
This match cemented his place as a regular linebacker for Seattle Seahawks.
The year 2014 was one of the best years of his NFL career. He scored a total of 104 combined tackles, 3 pass deflections, and 2 sacks in just 11 games that he played that season.
Seattle Seahawks revised the contract with Bobby Wagner in 2016. The new contract was signed for 4 years of $43 million of which $19.97 million was guaranteed and a bonus of $8 million.
On July 26, 2019, Bobby Wagner became the top-paid linebacker in the league, after getting a $54 million contract extension.
During his 8-year long NFL career, Wagner played only for Seattle Seahawks. His current contract will end in 2022 and most probably he will announce retirement after that.
Career highlights and achievements
Bobby Wagner is currently in the Seattle Seahawks team. As of today, he has played a total of 119 games. His combined tackles are 1075, and he has scored 675 total tackles.
Apart from that, he has a total of 19.5 sacks, 47 pass deflections, 10 interceptions, 5 forced fumbles, and 3 defensive touchdowns as of today.
Some of his achievements and awards are:
- Super Bowl champion (XLVIII)
- Six times Pro Bowl champion (from 2014 to 2019)
- Five times First-team All-Pro (2014, 2016-2019)
- Second-team All-Pro (2015)
- PFWA All-Rookie Team (2012)
- Two times NFL Tackles leader (2016, 2019)
- All-Decade Team in NFL 2010 season
- Three times First-team All WAC (2009-2011)