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Despite missing the final five games after suffering a season-ending foot injury, finished the regular season tied for third on the team with 30 receptions and fifth with 390 yards…added 155 yards on nine punt returns for a 17.2 average that ranked in the Top 10 nationally at the time of his injury…had one receiving touchdown in FSU’s win at USF…had the first of his two 100-yard receiving games in the season opener, going for a career high 125 yards on a career best nine receptions…also had 120 yards against North Carolina on Oct. 1…against Charleston Southern, his 89-yard punt return touchdown is the third longest in FSU history, the third longest in the country this season and the first punt return touchdown for the Noles since Tyler Hunter had one against Duke in 2012…finishes his Seminole career with 133 receptions, good for 11th most all-time at FSU…his 58 catches in 2015 are tied for 20th in single-season history.


Only Seminole receiver to start all 13 games…tied for the longest start streak on offense at 18 games with Rod Johnson…21 career starts leads all Seminole offensive players…has caught a pass in 14 straight games – longest active streak on the team…finished his junior campaign ranked second in receptions (58) and third in receiving yards (622) and touchdown receptions (3)…established single-season career-highs for receptions, yards and yards per game (47.8)…averaged 10.7 yards per reception…one of three Seminole receivers with at least 50 catches on the year – just the second time since 1990 that FSU has had at least three receivers register 50+ catches in a single-season…ranked in the ACC in receptions (7th) and receptions/game (4.5 – 8th)…wrapped up the 2015 season with a career-high eight receptions against Houston in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl…finished the game with 68 receiving yards and one touchdown…led the team in receptions five times including three of the last four games (NC State, Florida and Houston)…led the team in receiving yards with 77 at Wake Forest…posted four or more catches in eight games…led the Noles with seven catches in a win over NC State…finished with a season-high 78 receiving yards against the Wolfpack…tallied a game-high five catches for 38 yards in a win at Florida…notched his career-long reception of 51 yards at Wake Forest…touchdown receptions came against Texas State, USF and Houston…led the team with 26 punt returns for 111 yards – good for an average of 4.3 yards per return…fielded a season-high six punts against USF for 40 yards including a game-high 18-yard return…also had four punt returns at Boston College and against NC State…posted a season-long 21-yard return against the Wolfpack…finished the year ranked fourth in the ACC in punt returns and fifth in punt return average…ranked fourth on the team in all-purpose yards with 744 yards and 57.2 yards per game.


Stepped up in his second year, making seven starts…ranked third on FSU in receptions (42) and touchdown catches (4) and fourth in receiving yards (527)…also returned kicks and punts last season…averaged 9.5 yards per punt return (2-19) and a team-best 22.8 yards per kick return (10-228)…had six receptions for 109 yards and two touchdowns at NC State…scores went for 32 yards and 15 yards against the Wolfpack…scored his first career touchdown on a 12-yard pass from Jameis Winston versus The Citadel…had five receptions for 72 yards against Oregon in the Rose Bowl…caught five balls for 46 yards against Virginia…tallied four receptions for 45 yards versus Notre Dame…had four receptions for 22 yards and a seven-yard touchdown at Syracuse in his first career start…made four catches for 40 yards versus Wake Forest…totaled four receptions for 56 yards, including a 36-yard catch versus Clemson.


Backup wide receiver and punt returner…had three receptions for 23 yards and eight punt returns for 89 yards…returned two punts for 36 yards against Maryland – including a career-long 28-yard return which helped set up the final score of the game.


A four-star prospect in the 2013 recruiting entering FSU according to ESPN…received three stars from Rivals, Scout and 247Sports…scouting services were mixed on where to peg Wilson among receivers with ratings ranging from No. 23 to No. 148…Rivals listed Wilson as the 23rd-best athlete while he was at No. 56 on the 247Sports list as a WR, No. 62 on ESPN’s rankings and No. 148 according to Scout, both listing him as a receiver as well…combined to score 10 TDs as a senior…seven came on receptions and three on the ground…hauled in 26 passes for 524 yards…described as lightning quick, diminutive and tough by ESPN scouts…expected to play in the slot at FSU…chose the Seminoles over Oklahoma State, West Virginia, Ole Miss, USF and UCF among others…nickname: “Bobo”…born January 25, 1995…majoring in social science.

#3 Wilson, J.                       
    Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all 
Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp 
Sep 05, 2016 vs Ole Miss 125 31 0-0-0 -5 120 
Sep 10, 2016  CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 53 28 0-0-0 89 89 148 
Sep 17, 2016 at Louisville 0-0-0 
Sep 24, 2016 at USF 34 21 0-0-0 59 18 93 
Oct. 1, 2016  NORTH CAROLINA 120 34 0-0-0 120 
Oct 08, 2016 at Miami (FL) 48 14 0-0-0 12 13 60 
Oct 15, 2016  WAKE FOREST 0-0-0 
Totals   30 390 34 0-0-0 155 89 551