Don Wilson
Wilson in 2023
Date of birth (1961-07-28) July 28, 1961 (age 62)
Place of birthWashington, D.C.
Career information
CFL statusInternational
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight190 lb (86 kg)
US collegeNorth Carolina State
Career history
As player
19841985Buffalo Bills (NFL)
19871989Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)
19901992Toronto Argonauts (CFL)
19931994Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)
19951996Toronto Argonauts (CFL)
1997BC Lions (CFL)
1998Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1989, 1990, 1991, 1993
CFL East All-Star1990, 1991
CFL West All-Star1989, 1993
Career stats
Games played197
Def Tackles667
Int Ret Yards1,046

Donald Allen Wilson (born July 28, 1961) is a former professional gridiron football defensive back. Playing collegiately for North Carolina State University, he played in the National Football League for the Buffalo Bills (1984–1985). He then played in the Canadian Football League for twelve years with the Edmonton Eskimos (1987–1989, 1993–1994, 1998), the Toronto Argonauts (1990–1992, 1995–1996), and the BC Lions (1997). He was named to the Argonauts all-time team in 2007.

He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame as a player in 2021.[1]


  1. ^ "Canadian Football Hall of Fame unveils class of 2021". Canadian Football Hall of Fame. April 28, 2021.