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Gillis R. Wilson III (born October 15, 1977) is a former American football defensive end. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Southern University and attended Patterson High School in Patterson, Louisiana.[1][2]

Gillis Wilson
No. 92
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1977-10-15) October 15, 1977 (age 42)
Patterson, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:282 lb (128 kg)
Career information
High school:Patterson (LA)
College:Southern
NFL Draft:2000 / Round: 5 / Pick: 147
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Wilson was also a member of the New York Giants, Arizona Cardinals, Rhein Fire, Georgia Force, Kansas City Brigade, Grand Rapids Rampage and Dallas Vigilantes.

Professional careerEdit

Wilson was drafted by the Carolina Panthers with the 147th pick in the 2000 NFL Draft.[3] He moved to the active roster on December 21, 2000.[4] He was released by the Panthers on August 28, 2001.[4] Wilson was signed to the New York Giants' practice squad on October 4, 2001.[4] He was signed off the Giants' practice squad by the Carolina Panthers on November 20, 2001.[4] He signed with the Arizona Cardinals on July 31, 2002.[4] Wilson was released by the Cardinals on August 26, 2002.[4] He was acquired by the Rhein Fire in the 2003 NFL Europe Free Agent Draft.[5][6][7]

He was signed by the Georgia Force on November 26, 2003.[8] Wilson was named Second Team All-Arena in 2005. He was traded to the Kansas City Brigade on March 20, 2006.[9] He was released by the Brigade on February 26, 2007.[10] Wilson signed with the Grand Rapids Rampage on March 1, 2007.[11] He was signed by the Kansas City Brigade on March 6, 2008.[12] He signed with the Dallas Vigilantes on June 8, 2010.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "GILLIS WILSON". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  2. ^ "Brigade Acquires 3 Players to Bolster Roster" (PDF). aaronrboone.com. March 20, 2006. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  3. ^ "2000". nfl.com. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Gillis Wilson". kffl.com. Archived from the original on November 30, 2014. Retrieved November 30, 2014.
  5. ^ "This N That with Tony Mack: NFL EUROPE has HBCU flavor". insightnews.com. April 14, 2003. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  6. ^ "Gillis Wilson". footballdb.com. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  7. ^ "Issa boogies to Barcelona in NFLEL free agent draft". archive.org. Archived from the original on February 19, 2003. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  8. ^ "Wednesday November 26, 2003". arenafan.com. November 26, 2003. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  9. ^ "Monday March 20, 2006". arenafan.com. March 20, 2006. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  10. ^ "Monday February 26, 2007". arenafan.com. February 26, 2007. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  11. ^ "Thursday March 1, 2007". arenafan.com. March 1, 2007. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  12. ^ "Thursday March 06, 2008". arenafan.com. March 6, 2008. Retrieved August 15, 2014.
  13. ^ "Tuesday June 08, 2010". arenafan.com. June 8, 2010. Retrieved August 15, 2014.

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