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DeShawn Wynn was born October 9, 1983 in Cincinnati, Ohio. As a freshman and sophomore DeShawn Wynn played high school football for Lockland High School in Lockland, Ohio. He then transferred to Reading High School in Cincinnati, Ohio to finish school and play football. He ended high school being regarded as one of the nation’s elite running backs with 2,283 yards on 246 carries with 30 touchdowns. DeShawn Wynn also played linebacker and safety for Reading High.
After he graduated from high school he went to the University of Florida to be a part of the Florida Gators football program. He took a freshman redshirt for the 2002 season and started his college football career in the 2003 season where he played in all 13 games as a running back and on the special teams. As a sophomore he was on the way to seeing game time in every match-up when a groin injury kept him from playing the last four games of the season, in 8 games he did accumulate 217 yards on 58 carries.
After returning his junior year started 6 games and played in a total of 11. He had 130 carries for 621 yards and 7 touchdowns. DeShawn Wynn started 11 of 14 games as a senior and led the Florida Gators in rushing yards 699 yards and 5 touchdowns in 143 carries. DeShawn Wynn’s last college game was the BCS National Championship where he closed his time as a Gator with 69 yards on 19 carries.
In the 2007 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers selected DeShawn Wynn in the 7th round, as the 20th running back selected overall. His first season was plagued with injuries, but after missing part of training camp with a stomach virus he came back to start four of the first seven games he played in before a shoulder injury put him on the injured roster for the rest of the season. After missing most of the season DeShawn Wynn was put on the practice squad but was resigned to the active roster after the first 5 weeks of the season. He proceeded to play 5 games before going on injury again after hurting his calf in practice. DeShawn Wynn did see lots of game time in the last two match-ups of the season posting 110 rushing yards.
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