Hailing from DeSoto, Texas, Wilson was ranked a 4-star prospect, the #5 player in Texas, and considered a top-100 player nationally. He decided to bring his speed and game-breaking ability to the Ohio State University to suit up for Urban Meyer.
Wilson played in 45 games for the Buckeyes, with his best senior coming as a senior. He finished with career-highs with 27 receptions for 352 yards and 5 touchdowns. He was also a force on nature on special teams, totaling 1,280 kickoff return yards (5th all time at OSU) on 53 career kickoff returns.
Despite his blazing speed and playmaking ability, Wilson tweaked his hamstring before the NFL combine, leading to disappointing 40-yard dash results. He was eventually signed as an undrafted free agent by the Los Angeles Chargers, despite injury concerns.
At age 23, Wilson joined The Spring League’s inaugural Summer Showcase to compete against elite athletes in front of NFL scouts.
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