For the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League, Christian Wilkins is a defensive end who plays American football. He is 1.93 m tall and 141 kg in weight. Prior to changing schools after his freshman year to attend Suffield Academy in Suffield, Connecticut, he first attended Framingham High School. He recorded 253 tackles and 28.5 sacks in his 35 high school games.
He was a five-star recruit and considered to be one of the best players in his class. From 2015 to 2018, he was a member of the Clemson Tigers football squad as a student at Clemson University. He had 33 tackles and two sacks in 15 games as a freshman while making one start. The Football Writers Association of America selected him an All-American as a sophomore (FWAA).
The Bronko Nagurski Trophy was another award that he was a finalist for. He played for Clemson, which upset top-ranked Alabama 35-31 in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship. He was chosen in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. His first career touchdown reception was made in Week 16 against the Cincinnati Bengals.
On November 12, 2020, the team placed him on the COVID-19 list and placed him on the reserve list. On November 25, he was activated. On a flick pass from quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in week 15 of the 2021 season, he lined up at fullback and scored his second touchdown of the game. On April 28, 2022, the Dolphins exercised Wilkins’ fifth year of the contract’s option.
How long has Christian Wilkins been in the NFL?
Christian Wilkins has been in the NFL for three years. He entered the NFL in 2019.