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Barry Wilburn

Barry Wilburn
Date of birth: (1963-12-09) December 9, 1963 (age 50)
Place of birth: Memphis, Tennessee
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Import
Position(s): CB
College: Mississippi
NFL Draft: 1985 / Round: 8 / Pick: 219
Drafted by: Washington Redskins
Organizations
As player:
1985-1989
1992
1993
1994
1995-1996
1999
Washington Redskins
Cleveland Browns
Saskatchewan Roughriders
BC Lions
Philadelphia Eagles
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1993
CFL West All-Star: NFL.com

Barry Todd Wilburn (born December 9, 1963 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a former professional American football player who was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the eight round (219th overall) of the 1985 NFL Draft. A 6'3", 186-lb. cornerback from the University of Mississippi, Wilburn played in eight NFL seasons from 1985 to 1996 (he missed two seasons due to injury) and in two CFL seasons for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the British Columbia Lions . He played in one final season in 1999 for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers before retiring. Wilburn started in Super Bowl XXII for the Redskins, and recorded two interceptions in their 42-10 victory. Wilburn retired with 20 career interceptions and five fumble recoveries. Wilburn is the son of Olympic great, Margaret Matthews Wilburn and the father of Jordan and Dominique Wilburn, named for his two favorite NBA basketball players.

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