Wilson in 1959
|Born:||September 1, 1932|
|Died:||December 31, 2006 74) (aged|
|1956–1961||Los Angeles Rams|
|Career highlights and awards|
Thomas Lee Wilson (September 1, 1932 – December 31, 2006) was a professional American football player.
Wilson played running back for eight seasons in the National Football League (NFL).[ citation needed ]
Wilson did not play college football.
His son Steve Wilson, played ten seasons in the NFL.
The Arizona Cardinals are a professional American football team based in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The Cardinals compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the National Football Conference (NFC) West division. The team was founded as the Morgan Athletic Club in 1898, and is the oldest continuously run professional football team in the United States. The Cardinals play their home games at State Farm Stadium, which opened in 2006 and is located in the northwestern suburb of Glendale.
Larry Frank Wilson was an American professional football player who was a free safety with the St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). An eight-time Pro Bowl selection, he played his entire 13-year career with the Cardinals and remained on the team's payroll until 2003, long after the team moved to Arizona in 1988.
Jerrel Douglas Wilson was an American professional football player who was a punter for 16 seasons, 15 of them with the Kansas City Chiefs, in the American Football League (AFL) and the National Football League (NFL). Wilson played college football at the University of Southern Mississippi. Nicknamed Thunderfoot, he was selected to three AFL All-Star Teams and three AFC-NFC Pro Bowls. Wilson was elected to the Chiefs Hall of Fame in 1988.
Gibril Donald Wilson is a former American football safety in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the New York Giants in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tennessee.
Otis Ray Wilson is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Chicago Bears and the Los Angeles Raiders. He won a Super Bowl as a member of the 1985 Chicago Bears. He is also the father of former Cincinnati Bengals running back Quincy Wilson.
Cedrick Wilson Sr. is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He was picked up by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2005. Wilson earned a Super Bowl ring with the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XL, beating the Seattle Seahawks. With that achievement, he became one of very few football players to earn a championship ring at all three levels of football - high school, college, and professional.
Marc Douglas Wilson is a former American college and professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for 11 seasons during the 1980s and 1990s. He played college football for Brigham Young University (BYU) and was consensus selection to the 1979 College Football All-America Team. In 1979, he won the Sammy Baugh Trophy, awarded annually to the nation's top collegiate passer. During his time at BYU, Wilson broke nine National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) records during his career and tied two others. A first-round pick in the 1980 NFL Draft, Wilson played professionally for the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders and the New England Patriots of the NFL. He was inducted into College Football Hall of Fame in 1996.
George William Wilson, Sr. was a professional football end and later a coach for the National Football League (NFL)'s Detroit Lions and the American Football League (AFL)'s Miami Dolphins. Wilson attended and played football at Northwestern University. He went undrafted in 1937, before being signed by the Chicago Bears. Wilson played for 10 seasons with the Bears, compiling overall record of 111 pass receptions, 1,342 receiving yards, and 15 touchdowns. He was a member of the Bears during their five appearances in the National Football League Championship Game from 1940–1943 and 1946, playing in the 1943 championship. Additionally, he was selected for the NFL All-Star Game from 1940–1942. He also played one season of professional basketball for the Chicago Bruins in 1939–40.
James Reinard Wilson is an American former professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for six seasons during the late 1990s and early 2000s. He played college football for the Florida State Seminoles and was recognized as an All-American. He was picked by the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft, and played professionally for the Bengals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL.
Billy Wilson was an American football wide receiver who played for the San Francisco 49ers from 1951 to 1960. He was named to the Pro Bowl six times.
Russell Carrington Wilson is an American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). Wilson initially played football and baseball for North Carolina State University from 2008 to 2010 before transferring to Wisconsin. He played college football for the University of Wisconsin during the 2011 season, in which he set the single-season FBS record for passing efficiency (191.8) and led the team to a Big Ten title and the 2012 Rose Bowl. He also played minor league baseball for the Tri-City Dust Devils in 2010 and the Asheville Tourists in 2011 as a second baseman, and as of 2019 his professional baseball rights are held by the Somerset Patriots, the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees.
The 1959 Utah Redskins football team represented the University of Utah during the 1959 college football season. Home games were played on campus in Salt Lake City at Ute Stadium.
David Emmanuel Wilson is a former American football running back who played for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). Wilson played college football for Virginia Tech. He was selected in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the New York Giants, 32nd overall. He was forced to retire after only two NFL seasons because of a career-ending neck injury. He is currently pursuing a career in music.
Tavon Wilson is an American football safety for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Illinois, and was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft. With the Patriots, Wilson won Super Bowl XLIX, and he has also played for the Detroit Lions.
Albert Wilson II is an American football wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Georgia State Panthers. He still holds several GSU records, including most touchdown receptions, longest pass play, and longest punt return. Wilson has also played for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Quincy Wilson is an American football cornerback for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Florida.
Caleb Brandon Wilson is an American football tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UCLA and was selected by the Arizona Cardinals with the final pick of the 2019 NFL Draft, making him that draft's Mr. Irrelevant.
Lyndell "Mack" Wilson is an American football linebacker for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama.
Isaiah Terrell Wilson is an American football offensive tackle for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia.
| NFL single-game rushing record|
December 16, 1956 – November 24, 1957