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Wilson Faumuina
Born:(1954-06-11)June 11, 1954
American Samoa
Died:September 26, 1986 (age 32)
Career information
Position(s)Defensive lineman
CollegeSan Jose State
NFL draft1977 / Round: 1 / Pick 20
Career history
As player
1977–1981Atlanta Falcons

Wilson Faumuina (June 11, 1954 – September 26, 1986)[1] was an American football defensive lineman who played five seasons in the National Football League for the Atlanta Falcons. He died at age 32 of heart failure. Wilson attended Balboa High School in San Francisco and played both defensive end and offensive tackle. He was All City several times. Wilson then attended San Jose State from which he was drafted by the Falcons as a first round draft pick, 20th overall in 1977 NFL Draft. He played five seasons with the Falcons from 1977 to 1981.


  1. ^ "Wilson Faumuina". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved November 30, 2021.