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Bobby Wilson
No. 94
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1968-03-04) March 4, 1968 (age 55)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died:May 7, 2023
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:297 lb (135 kg)
Career information
High school:Austin Community Academy (Chicago)
College:Michigan State
NFL Draft:1991 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:42
Quarterback sacks:11
Fumble recoveries:1
Player stats at · PFR

Robert Wilson (March 4, 1968- May 7, 2023) was a former American football defensive tackle. He played college football at Michigan State and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the first round of the 1991 NFL Draft. Wilson was a member of the team that won Super Bowl XXVI his rookie season and played for Washington for four seasons.

Early life

Wilson was born in Chicago, where he attended and played high school football at Austin Community Academy High School. While in high school, he also participated in wrestling and shot put.[1]

College career

Wilson attended and played college football at Michigan State University. Before attending Michigan State, he spent his freshman year at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, a junior college in Miami, Oklahoma.[1]

Professional career

Wilson was drafted in the first round (17th overall) of the 1991 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins, where he played from 1991 to 1994.[2] He was a member of the 1991 Redskins team that won Super Bowl XXVI.


  1. ^ a b Pierson, Don (April 28, 1991). "Skins' Top Pick Wilson Isn't About To Quit Now". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 18, 2015.
  2. ^ "1991 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved 2023-05-07.