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Wes Welker

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1, 1981
Oklahoma City, OK
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1, 1981 (age 41)
Oklahoma City, OK


Pro-bowl NFL wide receiver who led the league in receptions in 2007, 2009, and 2011 with the New England Patriots. He joined the Denver Broncos in 2013 followed by the St. Louis Rams in 2015. He served as an Offensive assistant for the Houston Texans from 2017 until 2018, and in 2019, he became an assistant coach for the San Francisco 49ers.

Before Fame

He tied the NCAA record with his 8 punt returns for touchdowns while attending Texas Tech University.


After the 2012 season, the Patriots surprised many by not offering him a contract, so he signed with the Denver Broncos to play in the high-powered offense led by Peyton Manning; he helped lead them to the Super Bowl in his first year. 

Family Life

He married model Anna Burns in 2012. They have three children together.

Associated With

He was a favorite target of Tom Brady during his Patriots career.