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Reggie Wayne biography

Date of birth : 1978-11-17
Date of death : -
Birthplace : New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-28
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Reggie Wayne is a professional American football wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Started 16 games at WR for seventh consecutive season in 2009 and continues to establish himself as one of league's top players at position…was selected to fourth career Pro Bowl (2006-09)…is 676-9,393, 63 TDs career receiving…ranks 2nd in Colts receptions (1,102, Marvin Harrison), receiving yards (14,580, Harrison) and 100+ games (59, Harrison; 31, Wayne) and 3rd in receiving TDs (128, Harrison; 68, Raymond Berry)…was 100-1,264, 10 TDs in 2009…totaled sixth consecutive 1,000+ season in 2009, tied for most among active NFL WRs with Donald Driver…also had second career 100+-catch season (2007) and third career 10+-TD season (2004, 07)…for career, has 11 double-digit reception outings, eight multiple-TD games and one 3+-TD game…was 104-1,510, 10 TDs receiving in 2007, marking career-best reception and yardage totals…ranked 1st in NFL receiving yards and 3rd in NFL receptions...seasonal reception totals increased during first seven seasons of career, becoming third player in NFL history to accomplish feat (Berry, 1955-61; Shawn Jefferson, 1991-97)…is one of 17 NFL players with 1,500+ reception yardage season…has receptions in 135 of 141 career games, including 64 consecutive…has had multiple receptions in 108 of last 112 games…has paired with QB-Peyton Manning on 61 TD passes, most among active NFL QB-WR duos and 6th-most all-time…has caught 668 passes from Manning, the second-most completions among QB-WR tandem (953, Manning to Harrison) in NFL history…has played in 134 consecutive games and started 113 consecutive, both totals leading NFL WRs…ranks as one of six Colts players with 100+ consecutive career starts (192, Manning; 115, C-Ken Mendenhall; 113, Wayne; 104, DE-Fred Cook; 102, DB-Jason Belser; 101, OT-Tarik Glenn)…ranks as one of 11 Colts players to participate in 100+ career wins (132, QB-John Unitas; 131, Manning; 120, C-Jeff Saturday; 118, Harrison; 115, TE-Justin Snow; 114, P-Hunter Smith; 109, P-David Lee; 107, LB-Don Shinnick; 106, DE-Ordell Braase; 105, C/LB-Dick Szymanski; 104, Wayne)…leads franchise in post-season receptions, yards and TDs with 82-1,127, 9 TDs in 16 career post-season outings…also ranks 3rd in franchise post-season points with 56 (60, Adam Vinatieri), 1st among non-kickers.

2010: Started 14 games at WR…was 7-99, 1 TD receiving at Houston 9/12…was 7-96, 1 TD receiving vs. NY Giants 9/19…10t reception from QB-Peyton Manning marked duo’s 63rd career TD connection, tying John Unitas and Raymond Berry for 2nd-most TDs in club history by a QB-WR combination (112, Manning to WR-Marvin Harrison)…also tied duo for 5th-most TDs by a QB-WR duo in NFL history…was 4-65 receiving at Denver 9/26…was 15-196 receiving at Jacksonville 10/3…receptions was career-high…set club record for receptions in game…was 12th career 10+-reception game and 32nd 100+-yard game…became 31st player in NFL history with 700 catches…surpassed QB-Jim Kelly and WR-Andre Reed (9,538) for second-most passing yards between a QB-WR with QB-Peyton Manning…was 6-75 receiving vs. Kansas City 10/10…was 6-71 receiving at Washington 10/17…was 4-39, 1 TD receiving vs. Houston 11/1…third-quarter TD reception from QB-Peyton Manning was 64th between duo, surpassing QB-John Unitas and WR-Raymond Berry (63) for fifth-most in NFL history and second-most in franchise history between QB-WR…was 11-83 receiving at Philadelphia 11/7…was 3-34 receiving vs. Cincinnati 11/14…surpassed 10,000 career receiving yards from QB-Peyton Manning, becoming only second player in NFL history to accomplish feat with one QB (12,776; Manning to WR-Marvin Harrison)…was 8-107, 1 TD receiving at New England 11/21…was 65th TD pass from Manning, tying Kelly-Reed for fourth-most all-time…was 5-42 receiving vs. San Diego 11/28…was 14-200, 1 TD receiving vs. Dallas 12/5…yards were career-high…was 34th career 100+-yard game and 14th career 10+-reception game…third-quarter TD reception was 68th of career, tying WR-Raymond Berry for second-most in club history…also was 66th TD pass from Manning, surpassing Kelly-Reed for fourth-most all-time…recorded seventh consecutive 1,000+-yard season becoming eighth player in NFL history with seven consecutive 1,000+ seasons…was 4-106 receiving at Tennessee 12/9…was 35th career 100+-yard game…was 5-34 receiving vs. Jacksonville 12/19…was 78th consecutive game with reception, surpassing RB-Marshall Faulk for second-longest streak in franchise history (190, WR-Marvin Harrison).

2009: Started 16 games at WR…was 100-1,264, 10 TDs receiving to earn fourth consecutive Pro Bowl…had reception in 16 games, extending consecutive games streak to 64…ranked T4th in AFC in receptions, T5th in NFL, T3rd in receiving yards, T5th in NFL…was 10-162, 1 TD vs. Jacksonville 9/13…was ninth career 10+-reception game…was 7-126, 1 TD at Arizona 9/27…was 28th career 100+-yard game…was 6-74, 1 TD vs. Seattle 10/4 and 6-60, 1 TD at Tennessee 10/11…was 7-83, 1 TD at St. Louis 10/25 and 12-147, 1 TD vs. San Francisco…22t reception in fourth quarter from RB-Joseph Addai was game-winning score…had TD reception for career-best fifth straight game…was 10th career 10-reception game, and total tied single-game career-best…was 8-64 vs. Houston 11/8…surpassed Raymond Berry (631) for 2nd-most receptions in franchise history…was 10-126, 2 TDs vs. New England 11/15…one-yard TD reception with :13 remaining was game-winner…was 30th career 100+-yard game, 11th career 10+-reception game and eighth career multiple-TD game…was 5-132 at Jacksonville 12/17…surpassed Raymond Berry (9,275) for 2nd-most receiving yards in franchise history…recorded third career 10+-TD season.

2008: Started 16 games at WR for sixth consecutive season…has started 97 consecutive games, leading NFL WRs and ranking 2nd on club (176, Peyton Manning)…was 82-1,145, 6 TDs receiving to earn third consecutive Pro Bowl selection…totaled fifth consecutive 1,000+ season and surpassed 500 career receptions and 8,000 career yards…has 53 career TD receptions, ranking 3rd in club history…had four 100+-yard games…had reception in 16 games, extending consecutive games streak with reception to 48…ranked 8th in AFC receptions, 13th in NFL, 4th in receiving yards, 10th in NFL…was 10-86, 1 TD vs. Chicago 9/7 and 5-93, 1 TD at Minnesota 9/14…was 3-74 vs. Jacksonville 9/21 and 7-97, 1 TD at Houston 10/5…caught game-winning 5t with 1:54 remaining to cap 17-point comeback in final 4:04 for 31-27 victory…was 8-118, 1 TD vs. Baltimore 10/12…was 51st career TD reception, passing WR-Jimmy Orr for 3rd-most in franchise history, and 50th from QB-Peyton Manning…recorded 23rd career 100+ receiving game…was 5-65 vs. New England 11/2…was 6-114, 1 TD at Pittsburgh 11/9…recorded 24th career 100+ receiving game, surpassing Raymond Berry for 2nd-most in club history…was 7-90 vs. Houston 11/16…was 7-104 receiving vs. Detroit 12/14 for 25th career 100+ receiving game…was 7-108, 1 TD receiving at Jacksonville 12/18…was 26th career 100+ receiving game…tied career high with two consecutive 100+ receiving games.

2007: Started 16 games at WR for fifth consecutive season and had finest season of career…was 104-1,510, 10 TDs receiving…reception and yardage totals were career-bests, while it marked fourth consecutive 1,000+ season and second career 10+-TD season…was first career 100+-reception season and yardage total led NFL…was selected to second career Pro Bowl, first as starter…was named to Sports Illustrated NFL All-Pro Team and PFW/PFWA All-AFC Team and was Second-Team Associated Press NFL All-Pro choice…became third receiver in NFL history to increase reception totals for first seven seasons of career (Berry, 1955-61; Shawn Jefferson, 1991-97)…became 16th NFL player with 1,500+-yard season, while total ranked 4th-highest in club history (1,722 in 2002, 1,663 in 1999 and 1,524 in 2001, all by Marvin Harrison)…ranked 1st in NFL receiving yards, 3rd in NFL receptions, and T5th in AFC receiving TDs, T8th in NFL…had career-best six 100+ games and had 4+ receptions in 15 games…had receptions of 20+ yards in 13 games…was 7-115, 2 TDs (28t, 45t) vs. New Orleans 9/6, marking 17th career 100+ game and seventh multiple-TD game…was 5-70 at Tennessee 9/16 and 4-84 at Houston 9/23…was 5-38, 1 TD vs. Denver 9/30 and 7-62, 1 TD vs. Tampa Bay 10/7…was 9-131 at Jacksonville 10/22…was 7-168, 1 TD (59t) at Carolina 10/28…was 2nd-highest yardage total of career…was 5-62 vs. New England 11/4…was 10-140, 1 TD at San Diego 11/11…was fifth 10+ reception game and 20th 100+ outing…was 4-75 vs. Kansas City 11/18…was 5-66, 1 TD at Atlanta 11/22 and 8-158, 1 TD (48t) vs. Jacksonville 12/2…was 2-42, 1 TD (34t) at Baltimore 12/9, marking third consecutive game with TD catch…was 4-69 at Oakland 12/16…was 10-143, 1 TD vs. Houston 12/23 and 12-87 vs. Tennessee 12/30…was second consecutive 10+-reception game, third of season and seventh of career.

2006: Started 16 games at WR for fourth consecutive season…earned Pro Bowl honors for first time and was named to USA Today Sports Weekly NFL All-Pro First-Team…was 86-1,310, 9 TDs receiving…produced 3rd consecutive 1,000+ season and reception total marked then career-best…ranked 7th in AFC receptions, 12th in NFL, 3rd in AFC and NFL receiving yards, T2nd in AFC receiving TDs, T6th in NFL…had then career-best five seasonal 100+ games…had 3+ receptions in every game and receptions of 20+ yards in 12 games…was 4-67 at NYG 9/10…was 6-135 vs. Houston 9/17…was 4-82 vs. Jacksonville 9/17 and 4-74 at NYJ 10/1…was 3-24, 1 TD (2t) vs. Tennessee 10/8…caught go-ahead TD with 9:50 left to give Colts 14-13 lead…was 7-122, 1 TD (51t) vs. Washington 10/22…was seasonal-best 10-138, 3 TDs (12t, 5t, 19t) in 34-31 comeback victory at Denver 10/29, with all three TDs coming in 2nd half…also had two-point conversion reception and totaled 20 points…marked 1st 3+-TD game and tied single-game club mark…was 6-90 at New England 11/5…was 4-42, 1 TD (1t) vs. Buffalo 11/12…was 7-111, 1 TD (23t) at Dallas 11/19 and 4-77, 1 TD (11t) vs. Philadelphia 11/26…marked 2nd seasonal three-game streak with TD…was 3-57 at Tennessee 12/3…was 8-110 at Jacksonville 12/10 for 5th seasonal 100+ game…was 7-84, 1 TD (18t) vs. Cincinnati 12/18…was 3-27 at Houston 12/24 and 6-70 vs. Miami 12/31…was named by teammates the 2006 recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award.

2005: Started 16 games at WR for third consecutive season…was 83-1,055, 5 TDs receiving…produced second consecutive 1,000+ season and reception total marked career- and team-best…seasonal reception totals have increased each seasons with club…had receptions in 15 games, missing 1/1 vs. Arizona to snap streak of 32 consecutive games with a reception…had two 100+ games and one 10+-reception game…was 4-50 at Baltimore 9/11 and 6-97 vs. Cleveland 9/25…was 2-48, 1 TD (25t) at Tennessee 10/2…was 6-75 at San Francisco 10/9…was 7-59, 1 TD (3t) vs. St. Louis 10/17 and 9-89 at Houston 10/23…was 9-124, 1 TD (10t) at New England 11/7…was 8-72 vs. Houston 11/13, marking 5th consecutive game with 6+ receptions and 3rd straight game with 8+ receptions…was 5-117, 1 TD (66t) at Cincinnati 11/20 for 11th career 100+ game…66t pass from Manning was duo’s longest connection…was 5-62 vs. Pittsburgh 11/28, marking seventh consecutive game with at least five receptions…was 3-50, 1 TD (27t) vs. Tennessee 12/4…was 4-81 at Jacksonville 12/11…was 10-91 vs. San Diego 12/18…was third career 10+-reception game…was 2-21 at Seattle 12/24 in limited action…has receptions in 71 of 77 career games and has played in 70 consecutive games…has had multiple receptions in 45 of last 48 games.

COLLEGE

Four-year starter…started 42 games, most by school receiver since 1983…set school all-time record for receptions (173), topping previous mark of Lamar Thomas (144)…Wayne (20 TDs) joined Thomas (23) and Michael Irvin (26) as only players in school history to record 20+ career TD receptions...had at least one reception in 36 consecutive games...started 11 games as senior…was 43-755, 10 TDs receiving…10 TDs trailed only Irvin (11) for most seasonal receiving TDs…led team in receiving yards…was 5-59, 2 TDs (5t, 7t) vs. McNeese State…was 4-84, 1 TD at Washington…was 7-127, 2 TDs (38t, 47t) at West Virginia…was 4-75, 1 TD (21t) at Rutgers…was 5-96, 1 TD (3t) vs. Boston College…was 3-49 vs. Florida in Sugar Bowl…was All-Big East first-team…awarded Miami’s Strength Training Athlete-of-the-Year Award by coaching staff...started 12 games as junior…was 40-486, 4 TDs receiving…was 7-80, 1 TD (21t) at East Carolina…was 5-59, 1 TD (8t) at Florida State…was 4-44, 1 TD (17t) vs. Georgia Tech in Gator Bowl...started first nine games as sophomore…led team with 42-629, 4 TDs receiving…missed final two games and Micron.PC Bowl game with injury…was 4-54, 1 TD (9t) vs. East Tennessee…totaled 4-56, 1 TD (4t) vs. Cincinnati…posted career-high yardage total vs. Virginia Tech with 6-153, 2 TDs (15t, 84t)…84-yard score ranked eighth-longest in school history…started 10 of 11 games as freshman…led team with 48-640, 2 TDs receiving…set school’s seasonal receptions mark by freshman, topping Irvin (46)…ranked second behind Irvin (840) on freshman receiving yardage list…led team in receptions in eight games and receiving yards in five games…was 5-66 vs. Arizona State in first career start…totaled 9-137 vs. Pittsburgh…was All-Big East Rookie-of-the-Year…was The Sporting News Freshman All-America first-team…was All-Big East second-team…majored in liberal arts.

PERSONAL

Full name is Reginald Wayne…born in New Orleans, La….attended John Ehret High School…two-time all-state honoree…totaled 50-930, 10 TDs receiving as senior…competed in 200-meter dash and various relays in track…hosted celebrity basketball game in New Orleans with proceeds benefiting his former high school...resides in Indianapolis.


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