14 Facts About Andre Wadsworth

1.

Andre Wadsworth was born on October 19,1974 and is a former football defensive end.

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Andre Wadsworth played College football for Florida State University, and earned All-American honors.

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Andre Wadsworth was selected in the first round of the 1998 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals.

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4.

Andre Wadsworth attended Class A Florida Christian School in Miami-Dade County, Florida, where he starred at tight end for the Florida Christian Patriots high school football team.

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5.

Andre Wadsworth was recruited by only one small college, Stony Brook in New York.

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6.

Andre Wadsworth decided to attend Florida State University, and played for the Florida State Seminoles football team as a walk-on and eventually earned an athletic scholarship.

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7.

Andre Wadsworth received second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons as a defensive tackle.

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8.

Andre Wadsworth switched from defensive tackle to left defensive end for his senior season, registering 59 tackles, 19 tackles for a loss and 16 quarterback sacks, placing him second in both categories in the school's all-time records.

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Andre Wadsworth was selected ACC Player of the Year, and ACC Defensive Player of the year in 1997.

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10.

Andre Wadsworth bench pressed 500 pounds and had a personal best in the squat of 690.

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11.

Andre Wadsworth was regarded as the No 1 prospect in the 1998 NFL Draft.

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12.

Andre Wadsworth played in all 16 games his rookie season, finishing with 5.

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13.

Possibly due to concerns after teammate Eric Swann's semi-recovery from nine knee surgeries, the Arizona Cardinals released Andre Wadsworth before offering a one-year, $512,000 tender that was eventually pulled off the table within days after it went unsigned.

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14.

Andre Wadsworth was said to be healthy enough to compete for an outside linebacker position.

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