17 Facts About Andre Wadsworth


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


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


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


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.


Andre Wadsworth returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown.


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


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.


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


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.


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


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


Andre Wadsworth can keep his pads low and still run full speed.


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


Andre Wadsworth was selected in the first round with the third overall pick by the Arizona Cardinals.


Andre Wadsworth played in all 16 games his rookie season, finishing with 5.0 sacks and 57 tackles, including 42 solo.


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.


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