This is Wooten’s third season with the Pirates. After a brief stint in the Arena Football League with Atlantic City in 2019, Wooten returned to the Pirates, who were just 1-4 at the time. Upon Wooten’s arrival, the team went on a six-game winning streak.
Last season Wooten appeared in nine regular-season games with Massachusetts and had 30 solo tackles and assisted on three more for a total of 31.5. He also had two interceptions and .5 tackles for a loss. He posted had three stops in the Pirates 30-26 playoff loss in Carolina.
The former sixth-round draft pick of the Tennessee Titans played in four regular-season games with the Pirates in 2018 and in the team’s playoff loss to Columbus. Wooten tallied 12 tackles with one pass broken up and a 27-yard interception return for a touchdown vs. Lehigh Valley.
Wooten, (5’-11” 200 lbs.) played his college ball at the University of Nevada and was drafted by Tennessee (202 overall) in the 2013 National Football League draft. The San Bernardino, CA native was with the Titans for parts of three seasons seeing action in three games in 2014. In 2016 he played with Montreal in the Canadian Football League. Wooten also played six games with Hamilton in 2017 and later was signed by the Toronto Argonauts.