Terps gearing up to face Wake Forest on Saturday
An excellent athlete who has good size and quickness ... a reserve tailback ... moved into the offensive backfield in the spring after spending last year as a defensive back.
As a Freshman (2010): Redshirted ... named the offensive scout team player of the week leading up to the West Virginia game (9/11).
At Handley High School: An explosive athlete who played running back and defensive back ... the 28th-ranked player in Virginia according to Rivals.com ... ranked No. 34 on the SuperPrep Virginia 37 ... the No. 69 cornerback in the nation according to Scout.com ... the 117th-ranked athlete in the nation according to Scouts, Inc. ... missed six weeks in 2009, but still managed to accumulate 926 rushing yards on 95 carries with 12 touchdowns ... also had 20 tackles and one interception ... a 2009 all-region choice at running back ... a 2008 first team all-region selection at running back and a second team choice at defensive back ... rushed for nearly 1,500 yards and had 20 touchdowns as a junior when he was the area player of the year ... recorded 80 tackles and five interceptions that season ... also ran track and played basketball ... also considered Duke, Virginia and Virginia Tech ... coached by Tony Rayburn.
Personal: Born in Baltimore ... parents are Joseph and Jena Wilson ... has four siblings ... undecided on a major.