Eddy Wilson
No. 91 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1997-02-13) February 13, 1997 (age 24)
Pontiac, Michigan
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school:West Bloomfield (MI)
College:Purdue
Undrafted:2018
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Practice roster
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Eddy Wilson II (born February 13, 1997) is an American football defensive tackle for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He played college football at Purdue.

Early years

Wilson attended West Bloomfield High School in West Bloomfield, Michigan. As a senior, he tallied 52 tackles with 13 sacks.[1] He originally committed to play football for the Bowling Green Falcons but changed his commitment to the Purdue Boilermakers.[2]

College career

Wilson played in nine games in 2015 as a true freshman, recording ten tackles.[3]

In 2016, as a sophomore, Wilson played in ten games, tallying 36 tackles (six for loss) and 2.5 sacks.[4]

As a junior in 2017 Wilson played in 12 of Purdue's 13 games, missing only the 2017 Foster Farms Bowl.[5] In 12 games, he made 27 tackles (2.5 for loss), one sack and two pass breakups.[6] After the season, he declared for the 2018 NFL Draft.[7]

Professional career

Seattle Seahawks

Wilson signed with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2018.[8] He was waived on August 3, 2018.[9]

Cincinnati Bengals

On August 4, 2018, Wilson was claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Bengals.[10] He was waived on September 1, 2018.[11]

Salt Lake Stallions

In 2018, Wilson joined the Salt Lake Stallions of the Alliance of American Football.[12] He was waived on February 27, 2019.

References

  1. ^ "Eddy Wilson Bio". Purdue University Official Athletic Site. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  2. ^ "Eddy Wilson Commits to Purdue". West Bloomfield Athletics. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  3. ^ "Eddy Wilson 2015 Player Statistics". cfbstats.com. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  4. ^ "Eddy Wilson 2016 Player Statistics". cfbstats.com. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  5. ^ "Wilson's absence hurts Purdue's DL depth". Journal & Courier. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  6. ^ "Eddy Wilson 2017 Player Statistics". cfbstats.com. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  7. ^ "Purdue's Wilson to forgo senior season". heraldbulletin.com. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  8. ^ Boyle, John (May 4, 2018). "Seahawks Sign 15 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents; Sign Three Draft Picks". Seahawks.com.
  9. ^ Boyle, John (August 3, 2018). "Seahawks Sign DE Ricky Ali'ifua & DT Lord Adusei-Hyeamang, Waive C Marcus Henry & DT Eddy Wilson". Seahawks.com.
  10. ^ "Bengals claim DL Eddy Wilson off waivers from Seahawks, place Rod Taylor on injured reserve". CincyJungle.com. August 4, 2018.
  11. ^ "Bengals Establish Roster of 53 Players". Bengals.com. September 1, 2018.
  12. ^ Kisch, Justin (October 12, 2018). "Salt Lake Stallions Player Spotlight: Dia'Vante Brown, Defensive Lineman". 365 Sports Network. Retrieved February 5, 2019.