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GET TO KNOW: Defensive lineman Mekhi Wingo


Mekhi Wingo: Some people call me Big Wing or just Wingo


Wingo: St. Louis, Missouri

College major?

Wingo: Mass Communications

Who would play you in a movie?

Wingo: Anthony Anderson

Favorite emoji?

Wingo: Laughing

Favorite meal?

Wingo: Meatloaf, macaroni and some cabbage

View photos of Detroit Lions sixth-round pick Mekhi Wingo from the 2024 offseason.

What would your entrance music be?

Wingo: Any Gunna song. I like Gunna a lot.

Any hidden talents?

Wingo: I'm a good Spades player

If you weren't playing football, what would you be doing?

Wingo: Probably doing something around football like coaching or a podcast

If you could have any super power, what would it be?

Wingo: Slow time down. I'd be the best football player in the world.

If you could play any other NFL position, what would you play?

Wingo: I want to run the ball. Give me the ball.

Proudest accomplishment so far?

Wingo: Making it here

One person you'd like to meet?

Wingo: LeBron James

Favorite athlete of all time?

Wingo: LeBron James

Favorite thing about Detroit so far?

Wingo: The weather. Love the weather. It's too hot in Louisiana.