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Jarius Wynn
DE #79
Height:
6-3
Weight:
285
College:
Georgia
Experience:
4

Biography

 
PRO: Jarius Wynn is a veteran defensive lineman who was signed by the Titans to provide depth at defensive end. He arrived in Tennessee after spending his first three NFL seasons with the Green Bay Packers.  Wynn saw playoff action in each of his first three campaigns and earned a Super Bowl ring as a second-year player with the Packers in 2010.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• In 2011, Wynn played in all 16 games for the first time in his career with four starts and tallied career-highs with 32 tackles and three sacks.
• In 2010, Wynn saw action as a reserve in nine games and notched nine tackles and 1.5 sacks.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
• Wynn’s cousin is Garrison Hearst, who was a consensus All-American selection at Georgia and the third overall pick by the Phoenix Cardinals in the 1993 NFL Draft.
• Wynn and his wife, Martavia, welcomed the birth of their son, Jarius Jr., the morning of Super Bowl XLV.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
• The Lincolnton, Ga., native was originally selected by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round (182nd overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.
• Released by the Packers on Sept. 4, 2010 and was re-signed by the Packers on Sept. 14, 2010.
• Released by the Packers on Aug. 27, 2012.
• Signed by the Titans as a free agent on Nov. 7, 2012.

COLLEGE:
• Played two seasons at Georgia after beginning his career at Georgia Military College.  Appeared in all 26 games during his two seasons with the Bulldogs, starting seven contests and registered 33 tackles and four sacks.  Saw time primarily at defensive end but also slid inside to play tackle in certain packages.
• As a senior (2008), played in all 13 games with seven starts, recording 24 tackles, three sacks and six quarterback hurries.
• As a junior (2007), played in all 13 games and recorded nine tackles, a sack and nine quarterback hurries.  Recorded his first career sack as he dropped eventual Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow for a nine-yard loss.
• As a sophomore (2006), earned second-team National Junior College Athletic Association honors at Georgia Military College.  Was voted team captain and defensive MVP, after starting all 11 games and posting 21 tackles, including a team-high eight for loss, along with two sacks, four forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
• As a freshman (2005), started all 11 games at Georgia Military College and recorded 12 tackles, two sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery for a touchdown.
• Majored in child and family development at Georgia.

PERSONAL:  
• Married to Martavia and the couple has a son, Jarius Jr., who was born the morning of Super Bowl XLV.  Wynn as another son, Jeremiah.
• Attended Lincoln County (Lincolnton, Ga) High School and as a senior in 2004, earned first-team all-state honors as a defensive lineman.
• Also played tackle, earning first-team all-state honors as a junior in 2003.
• Was a three-year letterman in basketball and lettered one season in track, participating in the shot put.
• Donated money to help build a church in Crawfordville, Ga., where his aunt lives.
• Wynn’s hobbies include fishing, playing video games and bowling.  He enjoys watching Cartoon Network with his son.
• Born Jarius Jessereel Wynn on Aug. 29, 1986 in Augusta, Ga.
 
PRO: Jarius Wynn is a veteran defensive lineman who was signed by the Titans to provide depth at defensive end. He arrived in Tennessee after spending his first three NFL seasons with the Green Bay Packers.  Wynn saw playoff action in each of his first three campaigns and earned a Super Bowl ring as a second-year player with the Packers in 2010.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• In 2011, Wynn played in all 16 games for the first time in his career with four starts and tallied career-highs with 32 tackles and three sacks.
• In 2010, Wynn saw action as a reserve in nine games and notched nine tackles and 1.5 sacks.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
• Wynn’s cousin is Garrison Hearst, who was a consensus All-American selection at Georgia and the third overall pick by the Phoenix Cardinals in the 1993 NFL Draft.
• Wynn and his wife, Martavia, welcomed the birth of their son, Jarius Jr., the morning of Super Bowl XLV.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
• The Lincolnton, Ga., native was originally selected by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round (182nd overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.
• Released by the Packers on Sept. 4, 2010 and was re-signed by the Packers on Sept. 14, 2010.
• Released by the Packers on Aug. 27, 2012.
• Signed by the Titans as a free agent on Nov. 7, 2012.

COLLEGE:
• Played two seasons at Georgia after beginning his career at Georgia Military College.  Appeared in all 26 games during his two seasons with the Bulldogs, starting seven contests and registered 33 tackles and four sacks.  Saw time primarily at defensive end but also slid inside to play tackle in certain packages.
• As a senior (2008), played in all 13 games with seven starts, recording 24 tackles, three sacks and six quarterback hurries.
• As a junior (2007), played in all 13 games and recorded nine tackles, a sack and nine quarterback hurries.  Recorded his first career sack as he dropped eventual Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow for a nine-yard loss.
• As a sophomore (2006), earned second-team National Junior College Athletic Association honors at Georgia Military College.  Was voted team captain and defensive MVP, after starting all 11 games and posting 21 tackles, including a team-high eight for loss, along with two sacks, four forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
• As a freshman (2005), started all 11 games at Georgia Military College and recorded 12 tackles, two sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery for a touchdown.
• Majored in child and family development at Georgia.

PERSONAL:  
• Married to Martavia and the couple has a son, Jarius Jr., who was born the morning of Super Bowl XLV.  Wynn as another son, Jeremiah.
• Attended Lincoln County (Lincolnton, Ga) High School and as a senior in 2004, earned first-team all-state honors as a defensive lineman.
• Also played tackle, earning first-team all-state honors as a junior in 2003.
• Was a three-year letterman in basketball and lettered one season in track, participating in the shot put.
• Donated money to help build a church in Crawfordville, Ga., where his aunt lives.
• Wynn’s hobbies include fishing, playing video games and bowling.  He enjoys watching Cartoon Network with his son.
• Born Jarius Jessereel Wynn on Aug. 29, 1986 in Augusta, Ga.
 
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 65 55 40 15 8.5 0 4 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 BUF 7 10 6 4 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2013 DAL 10 9 6 3 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2013 SD 5 2 2 0 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 TEN 7 6 6 0 2 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2011 GB 16 19 13 6 3 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 GB 9 5 3 2 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 GB 11 4 4 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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