Jay Wilkinson
Duke Blue Devils
Personal information
Born:c. 1942
Career history
Career highlights and awards
First-team All-American, 1963

James G. "Jay" Wilkinson (born c. 1942) is a former American football player. He played for the Duke Blue Devils football team. He was selected by the American Football Coaches Association, Football Writers Association of America, and United Press International as a first-team back on the 1963 College Football All-America Team.[1] He was also selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Player of the Year in 1963.[2] Wilkinson was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the ninth round of the 1964 NFL Draft and by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 13th round of the 1964 AFL Draft, but played in neither league.[3][4] His father, Bud Wilkinson, was the head football coach at the University of Oklahoma from 1947 to 1963.[5]


  1. ^ Ted Gangi (ed.). "FWAA All-America Since 1944: The All-Time Team" (PDF). Retrieved February 8, 2015.
  2. ^ "James G. "Jay" Wilkinson". Duke Athletics. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  3. ^ "1964 Chicago Bears". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on April 9, 2007. Retrieved July 14, 2020.((cite web)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  4. ^ "Jay Wilkinson". ProFootballArchives.com. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  5. ^ Berry Tramel (August 27, 2010). "Jay Wilkinson: Great White Son". The Oklahoman.