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Defensive Tackle
Houston, Texas
high school


Appeared in all 12 games with five starts while staking claim among best interior linemen in America…recorded 42 tackles, including 4.5 for loss with 3.5 sacks, four quarterback hurries, two pass breakups and one forced fumble…honorable mention All-ACC…earned team’s Bobby Bowden Leadership Award…made career-high seven tackles in 22-21 victory vs. No. 22 Boston College…equaled career-high tackles total in season finale vs. No. 13 Florida…recorded then-career-best six tackles, including career-high 2.5 for loss and career-high 2.0 sacks, at No. 17 Miami…registered first collegiate multiple-tackle game with two stops in season opener vs. No. 20 Virginia Tech…recorded three solo tackles, one forced fumble and one pass breakup in 36-26 win vs. Samford…made five solo tackles, including 1.0 sack, at Syracuse…had one solo stop in 37-19 win vs. Northern Illinois…registered three tackles, including 0.5 sack, and one quarterback hurry in 28-24 victory at Louisville…made one tackle in 38-17 win vs. Wake Forest…recorded one tackle, two quarterback hurries and one pass breakup vs. No. 2 Clemson…registered five tackles, including 0.5 for loss, at North Carolina State…credited with one tackle and one quarterback hurry at No. 3 Notre Dame.


Appeared in final 12 games after signing as one of the top recruits in the 2017 class… recorded seven tackles, 0.5 for loss, and one quarterback hurry…made one tackle in collegiate debut vs. North Carolina State…made one stop at Boston College and one solo stop vs. Syracuse…finished season with one tackle in each of final four games, including 0.5 for loss in Walk-On’s Independence Bowl win vs. Southern Mississippi.


Consensus five-star and the nation’s No. 1 defensive tackle prospect as well as the top recruit in talent-rich Texas…helped lead Team Armour to a 24-21 victory in the Under Armour All-America Game…racked up 71 tackles for loss and 42 sacks in his high school career…registered 19 TFL and 9 sacks as a senior at Episcopal…rated the No. 1 overall player in the Houston Chronicle Hot 100…ranked the No. 1 DT and No. 2 overall player in the nation by Rivals…rated the No. 4 overall player in the ESPN300 and the No. 10 player in the country by Scout…the No. 6 overall prospect according to the 247Sports Composite…member of the All-USA Today first team defense…Nike says “Wilson has prototypical size, excellent strength and sneaky athleticism” and “he dominates his current level of competition and has the potential to duplicate that production at the next level”…Rivals’ Challenge and Nike’s ‘The Opening’ participant…chose FSU on National Signing Day over LSU, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Alabama, among several scholarship offers.