NCAA Career-Record Results: Among active NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision players, Wilson tied Tulane’s Sam Scofield for 59th place with 253 total tackles…His 138 solo tackles rank 93rd and his 113 assists are 61st within that group.
School Season-Record Results: Wilson’s 133 tackles in 2013 rank 16th on the school annual record chart and are the most by a Bulldog since Thomas Davis posted 138 in 2003. The Georgia record is 170 by Knox Culpepper in 1984…His 76 solo tackles from the 2013 schedule tied Whit Marshall (1995), Tony Gilbert (2002) and Sean Jones (2003) for 14th on the UGA season-record chart.
Wilson received All-Southeastern Conference first-team honors from The NFL Draft Report and the Associated Press…Taking over middle linebacker duties as a senior, he guided a unit that finished 17th in the nation by allowing opponents just 337.2 yards per game and holding them to an average of 20.7 points, 16th-best in the FBS…Finished second on the team with 110 tackles (56 solos), as he produced two sacks for minus 23 yards, seven stops for losses of 31 yards and six quarterback pressures…Caused and recovered a fumble, as he also deflected one pass…Named a semifinalist for the Butkus Award…Was the recipient of the Walter C. Troutman Football Scholarship Endowment.
2014 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS
Set a career high with 19 tackles vs. Georgia Tech, as he forced a fumble in the fourth quarter that was recovered by Amarlo Herrera and allowed Georgia to drive down the field and score a go-ahead touchdown with 18 seconds on the clock...Recovered his first-career fumble vs. Charleston Southern, adding seven tackles with two sacks...Led the team with 12 total tackles at Kentucky and had a team-high 14 tackles at Arkansas...Paced the squad with 13 total tackles (9 solos) at South Carolina...Produced nine tackles at Tennessee, followed by a 14-yard sack in the Vanderbilt contest…Closed out his career with an eight-tackle performance vs. Louisville in the Belk Bowl.
Wilson started all but the Missouri contest at strong-side inside linebacker, as he led the Southeastern Conference and ranked 14th nationally with 133 tackles, the 16th-best season total by a Bulldog…His 76 solo hits tied for 14th on the Georgia annual record chart, as he delivered four sacks for minus 22 yards, 11 stops for losses totaling 38 yards and seven quarterback pressures…He also deflected three passes…Was just the third Bulldog to ever lead the SEC in tackles, joining Rennie Curran (130 in 2009) and Whit Marshall (128 in 1995), as his performance earned him Associated Press, Sporting News, Athlon and The NFL Draft Report All-SEC first-team honors…He also received All-American third-team recognition from Phil Steele...Recipient of UGA Athletic Achievement Award for exhibiting intense focus and/or displaying a marked improvement in the classroom over the course of the past academic year...Also received the Walter C. Troutman Football Scholarship Endowment.
2013 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS
Led the team with nine tackles, including one sack vs. Kentucky...Had a team-high 18 tackles, including one sack at Auburn and posted 12 tackles vs. Appalachian State...Led the team with 11 tackles vs. Florida and recorded eight tackles, including a sack vs. Vanderbilt...Paced Georgia with 15 tackles, including one sack vs. Tennessee and led the team with nine tackles, including two for losses vs. North Texas...Tallied 13 tackles at Clemson.
Wilson appeared in 10 games as a reserve strong-side outside linebacker (did not appear vs. South Carolina, Florida, Mississippi and Nebraska)…Finished with six tackles (4 solos) and one stop for a 4-yard loss.
As a true freshman, the reserve weak-side outside linebacker played in eight contests, as he managed four tackles on special teams.
No major injuries reported.
Height: 6-foot-1 3/4. Weight: 237.
4.77 in the 40-yard dash…1.65 10-yard dash…2.76 20-yard dash…4.51 20-yard shuttle…7.47 three-cone drill…35-inch vertical jump…9’-03” broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 23 times…33-inch arm length…10 5/8-inch hands…78 1/4-inch wingspan.