Darrion Wilson - 33
Darrion Wilson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Crawfordville, Fla.

High School:
Wakulla HS

Last College:
Jones County, Miss., JC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
01/06/1989

Experience:
1L


Another of the December, 2008 JUCO signees for the Blazers, Wilson enrolled at UAB in January, 2009 ... after playing his first season at UAB, Wilson is expected to play larger role this fall ... is listed as No. 1 "sam" linebacker entering fall preseason practice.

2009: Saw action in all 12 games last season ... made his lone start of the season at "sam" linebacker against SMU ... finished with 14 total tackles ... also contributed pair of tackles for loss with one QB hurry ... recorded season-high four tackles against Texas A&M ... had three tackles against Ole Miss.

Junior College: Was a standout performer last two seasons at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, Miss. ... named first-team All-MACJC South Division in 2008 ... ranked as No. 45 JUCO prospect in the country by Rivals.com ... played in eight games last fall and recorded 33 tackles (20 solos/13 assists) ... also registered four sacks for -22 yards ... returned an interception 18 yards for a touchdown against Pearl River ... helped lead JCJC to a 17-4 record in two seasons, including 8-2 mark in 2008 ... Bobcats finished 2008 season ranked No. 14 nationally after a No. 5 final ranking in 2007 ... selected as one of the team captains by his teammates for 2008 ... after '08 season, he was presented the Bobcat Award which is given to an athlete at Jones County who typifies leadership, dedication, hard work and commitment to excellence ... in 2007, he totaled 61 tackles (42 solos) and recorded three sacks ... also had a 38-yard interception return for a touchdown ... coached by Eddie Pierce at JCJC.

High School: Attended Wakulla High School in Crawfordville, Fla. ... earned Class 3A honorable mention all-state recognition as a prep senior by the Florida Sports Writers Association ... received school's "Best Linebacker" award for 2005-06 and 2006-07 ... also participated in basketball and track while at Wakulla ... coached by Scott Klees.

Personal: Born Jan. 6, 1989 at Tallahassee, Fla. ... son of Theresa Harley and Jimmie Wilson Jr. ... major is communication management.

 
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