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Former BYU, Current 49ers Star Fred Warner Celebrates Wedding

Jun 26, 2022, 5:28 PM | Updated: Jul 22, 2022, 11:27 am
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Fred Warner, linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers and Sydney Hightower pose for photos on the red carpet prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 12, 2022 in Sonoma, California. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
(Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former BYU Cougars and current San Francisco 49ers linebacker Fred Warner shared the news of his marriage to Sydney Hightower.

The NFL star posted about his wedding via Instagram on Sunday, June 26.

“Mrs. Warner,” Warner captioned multiple photos of himself and his bride.

Hightower is known for her appearance on the 24th season of the television series, “The Bachelor.”

 

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Warner’s wedding guests included multiple NFL players, including his brother, Troy, who also played at BYU and is current a defensive back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy and his wife, Marissa, also attended Warner’s wedding. One of Warner’s former and current football rivals, Terrell Burgess, also showed up in support of linebacker and his wife. Burgess played at Utah in college and still rivals Warner a member of the Los Angeles Rams.

Former BYU men’s basketball guard Jake Toolson also attended Warner’s wedding.

About Fred Warner

Prior to his time in the NFL, Warner played college football at BYU.

During his four seasons in Provo, the linebacker recorded 264 total tackles, 158 solo tackles, 6.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, seven interceptions, 13 pass breakups, and two touchdowns.

Warner was selected by the Niners with the No. 70 overall pick during the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft. He was selected to the Pro Bowl and honored as a first-team All-Pro in 2020.

In his four seasons with San Francisco, the former BYU standout has posted 504 tackles, 332 solo tackles, 4.5 sacks, six forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries, three interceptions, 25 pass breakups, and one touchdown in 64 games.

Last season, Warner and the Niners had a 10-7 record and reached the NFC Conference Championship game, where they fell 20-17 to the eventual Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams. The 49ers open their 2022 schedule on the road against the Chicago Bears on September 11.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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