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|Born:||December 17, 1973|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||272 lb (123 kg)|
|High school:||Columbia (Lake City, Florida)|
|NFL Draft:||1997 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14|
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James Reinard Wilson (born December 17, 1973) is an American former professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for six seasons during the late 1990s and early 2000s. He played college football for the Florida State Seminoles and was recognized as an All-American. He was picked by the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft, and played professionally for the Bengals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL.
Wilson was born in Gainesville, Florida. He attended Columbia High School in Lake City, Florida, where he was a standout high school football player for the Columbia Tigers.
Wilson received an athletic scholarship to attend Florida State University, where he played for coach Bobby Bowden's Seminoles teams from 1993 to 1996. As a senior in 1996, he was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American after recording thirteen sacks in his final college season.
The Cincinnati Bengals selected Wilson in the first round (14th pick overall) of the 1997 NFL Draft, and he played for the Bengals from 1997 to 2002. In six NFL seasons, he appeared in 93 regular season games, started 23 of them, and compiled 173 tackles and 24 quarterback sacks.
Wilson was also a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2003, but did not appear in a regular season game for the Buccaneers.
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