Bobby Wagner is an NFL linebacker. Wagner attended Utah State University from 2008 to 2011. A four-year starter, he recorded 445 tackles, 4.5 sacks, and four interceptions during his career. As a senior in 2011, Wagner was the WAC Defensive Player of the Year after recording 147 tackles, four sacks, and two interceptions.
Wagner was drafted by the Seahawks in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft. In January 2014, Wagner started in the NFC Championship and recorded 15 combined tackles during a 23–17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. On February 2, 2014, Wagner started in his first career Super Bowl and made ten combined tackles as the Seahawks routed the Denver Broncos 43–8 and won Super Bowl XLVIII. In 2014, Wagner made the NFL Top 100 Players for the first time in his career after he garnered enough votes from his NFL peers to finish ranked 69th. He finished the 2015 season with 114 combined tackles (67 solo) and seven pass deflections, and was credited with only half a sack in 15 games and 15 starts. This marked his first and only season without a solo sack.
On November 4, 2020, Wagner was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Week 8. In the Wild Card Round of the playoffs against the Los Angeles Rams, Wagner led the team with 16 tackles (11 solo) and sacked John Wolford once during the 30–20 loss.