Wilson Getting Plenty of Attention

This past Monday Sooners Illustrated was out at the Kirk Herbstreit Classic at Cowboys stadium where we got the chance to see Dontre Wilson, 2013 running back out of Desoto HS and his teammates manhandle OKC Douglass 63-0. Afterwards we caught up with Wilson for a quick interview.

Wilson and his Desoto teammates thoroughly dominated Douglass on Labor Day on both sides of the ball. Wilson finished the game with three-rushes for 25-yards and two-catches for 55-yards which included a 33-yard touchdown catch. Wilson's stats do not do him justice as he had multiple big plays called back due to penalties including a nice punt return he took to the house in the first half.

At 5-foot-10 and 180-pounds he wasn't the biggest player on the field but Wilson was the fastest. Wilson's speed was on display at Cowboys stadium every time he touched the ball. The talented junior running back clocked a 4.40 forty at Texas A&M's summer camp and has been clocked at a 10.5 in the 100-meters.

When asked who all is showing him interest Wilson had this to say.

"Everybody in the country," Wilson stated.

Wilson already holds multiple offers from Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma State and USC he said to name a few. The team to beat for Wilson may be the Texas Longhorns but Wilson does have interest in the Sooners.

"I like Oklahoma," Wilson began. "I like their environment and how everybody is towards the players and stuff. It seems like a fun college but I'm not going to put them over any other college."

Wilson says he does hope to get up to a game in Norman this season. Another program that Wilson likes outside of Texas and Oklahoma are the Oregon Ducks and in fact the offense the Ducks run is the type of offense Wilson prefers.

"For me to make my choice it will be the offense," Wilson stated. "I like the Oregon offense, that speed offense. It doesn't have to be Oregon but I like that kind of offense."

As far as their performance on Monday Wilson wasn't overly excited about the big victory.

"I think we came out here and we executed good. Our defense got some stops for us and our offense put some points on the board," Wilson explained.

Wilson is worried about one thing and that's taking home the state trophy above anything else.

"I really don't even care about the stats I just want to win state," Wilson replied when asked what his goals are for this season.

Last season as a sophomore Wilson finished the year with 64-carries for 438-yards and nine-touchdowns along with seven-receptions for 170-yards and three-touchdowns. Wilson also made his presence felt on special teams with nine-kick returns for 211-yards which included an 86-yard touchdown.


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