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Rams LB Bobby Wagner Named AP All-Pro For Ninth Time

Jan 13, 2023, 3:26 PM

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Bobby Wagner #45 of the Los Angeles Rams reacts after a sack during the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at Lumen Field on January 08, 2023 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images)

(Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former Utah State Aggies and current Los Angeles Rams linebacker Bobby Wagner received his ninth career AP All-Pro honor.

The 2022 AP All-Pro teams were announced on Friday, January 13.

Wagner has been named to the All-Pro first team six times and three times to the second team during his 11-year NFL career.

Wagner was one of three linebackers named to the All-Pro second team, joining C.J. Mosley of the New York Jets and Demario Davis of the New Orleans Saints.

Fellow local NFL linebacker, Fred Warner of the San Francisco 49ers, was named first team AP All-Pro.

This season, Wagner recorded 140 total tackles, 81 solo tackles, six sacks, two interceptions, and five pass breakups.

This season, the Rams finished in third place in the NFC West with a 5-12 record. Los Angeles failed to qualify for the NFL Playoffs after winning the Super Bowl last season.

About Bobby Wagner

After a college career at Utah State, the Southern California native was selected by the Seahawks during the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Wagner helped Seattle win Super Bowl XLVIII in 2013.

Last season, Wagner recorded 170 total tackles, 93 solo tackles, one sack, one forced fumble, one interception, and five pass breakups. The former USU standout was selected to his eighth consecutive Pro Bowl in 2021.

After spending the first 10 seasons of his career with the Seahawks, Wagner joined Seattle’s NFC West rival on March 31, 2022. The six-time All-Pro player was released by the Seahawks on March 8, 2022.

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During his NFL career, the former USU standout had recorded 1,523 total tackles, 900 solo tackles, 29.5 sacks, six forced fumbles, nine fumble recoveries, 13 interceptions, 65 pass breakups, and a touchdown in 168 career games.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and co-host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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Rams LB Bobby Wagner Named AP All-Pro For Ninth Time