Switched to defensive back in spring drills.
1999: Played in all eleven games, starting two ... Was an all-purpose player with 198 yds. rushing, 175 yds. receiving, and 266 yds. on kick returns ... Averaged 58.1 all-purpose yards per game.
1998: Played in all 12 games ... Started four games when Tulane opened in multiple-receiver sets ... Had two catches for 36 yards against Navy ... Also had a pair of catches at Memphis, including his lone touchdown reception ... Became Tulane's top kick returner midway through the season ... Had a 58-yard kickoff return to set up a touchdown at Rutgers ... Returned three punts for 48 yards against USL.
1997: Started six games at wide receiver ... Tulane's third-leading receiver with 23 catches for 299 yards ... Made first career touchdown catch, and only TD reception of season, in second-half comeback against Memphis ... Had season-high four receptions for 68 yards against Houston ... Had three catches for 67 yards, including season-long 50-yarder, vs. Ole Miss ... Caught two or more passes nine times ... Also returned punts (1-3) and kickoffs (3-33) ... Blocked a punt against Louisville.
HIGH SCHOOL: Americus High School, Americus, Ga. ... Two-time all-state selection ... Member of 14-1 team that was Class 2A state runners-up ... Associated Press player of the year in Georgia in all classes as a senior, when he caught a state-record 83 passes for 1,256 yards and 19 TDs . . . Finished career with 202 receptions . . . Had 67 receptions for 1,130 yards and 17 TDs as a junior ... Caught 52 passes for 800 yards and 14 touchdowns as a sophomore ... Had 3.9 grade point average ... Member of Beta Club ... Coached by Dan Ragle.
PERSONAL: John J. Wilson Jr. ... Born Feb. 22, 1979 in Americus, Ga. ... Son of John Sr. and Juanita Wilson ... Cousin of former Michigan and Cleveland Browns star Thom Darden ... Majoring in computer information systems.
Wilson's Career Rushing Stats
Wilson's Career Receiving Stats
Wilson's Career Punt Return Stats
Wilson's Career Kick Return Stats