Nyle Wiren

Nyle Wiren (born February 8, 1973) is a former American football defensive lineman who played eleven seasons with the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at Kansas State University.

Nyle Wiren
No. 44
Position:Defensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1973-02-08) February 8, 1973 (age 48)
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
College:Kansas State
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Forced fumbles:10
Pass breakups:28
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

College careerEdit

Wiren played for the Kansas State Wildcats from 1993 to 1996. He set Kansas State records for most career sacks with 27.5 and most sacks in a season with 11.5 in 1996.[1] He earned All-America honorable mention honors his senior year in 1996.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Wiren played for the AFL's Tampa Bay Storm from 1998 to 2008, earning Second Team All-Arena honors in 2004.[2][3] He retired after the 2008 season.[2]

Coaching careerEdit

Wiren was an assistant coach for the Tampa Bay Storm in 2011.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Wiren was a double for Stone Cold Steve Austin in The Longest Yard.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Former Wildcat Nyle Wiren to appear in Paramount Pictures film ?The Longest Yard?". kstatesports.cstv.com. Archived from the original on June 2, 2015. Retrieved June 1, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "Former Storm standout Nyle Wiren joins coaching staff". arenafan.com. February 28, 2011. Retrieved June 1, 2015.
  3. ^ "Nyle Wiren". arenafan.com. Retrieved June 1, 2015.

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