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Ramik Wilson (born August 19, 1992) is an American football linebacker for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia.

Ramik Wilson
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Wilson in the 2018 NFL peaseason
No. 52 – Los Angeles Rams
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1992-08-19) August 19, 1992 (age 26)
Tampa, Florida
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school:Thomas Jefferson
(Tampa, Florida)
College:Georgia
NFL Draft:2015 / Round: 4 / Pick: 118
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-SEC (2014)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 4, 2018
Total tackles:136
Sacks:0.0
Interceptions:1
Forced fumbles:1
Fumble recoveries:4
Defensive touchdowns:2
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

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Early yearsEdit

Wilson attended Jefferson High School in Tampa, Florida, where he played football and ran track. In football, he played linebacker, tight end and punter. As a junior, he recorded 92 tackles, nine sacks and two interceptions. As a senior, he recorded 90 tackles, 18 sacks and six forced fumbles on defense, and also caught 19 passes for 258 yards and five touchdowns on offense. In track & field, Wilson competed as a sprinter, running the 200-meter dash, and as a shot putter and discus thrower.[1] In addition, he also bench-pressed 350 pounds and squatted 470 pounds.

Regarded as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Wilson was ranked as the No. 229 player in the country, No. 58 player in Florida and No. 12 linebacker. According to Scout.com, he was rated a three-star recruit, and was ranked as the No. 27 outside linebacker in the country. He committed to play college football at the University of Georgia in January 2011.[2]

College careerEdit

Wilson was a backup his first two seasons at Georgia. He appeared in 18 games, recording 10 tackles. As a junior in 2013, Wilson was a first year starter, starting 12 of 13 games. He finished the season with a SEC-leading 133 tackles and also had four sacks.[3] He was named a first team All-SEC selection for his play.[4]

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 2 in
(1.88 m)
237 lb
(108 kg)
33 in
(0.84 m)
10 58 in
(0.27 m)
4.77 s 1.65 s 2.76 s 4.51 s 7.39 s 35 in
(0.89 m)
9 ft 3 in
(2.82 m)
23 reps
All values from NFL Combine/Georgia's Pro Day[5]

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

The Kansas City Chiefs selected Wilson in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. He was the 12th linebacker selected in 2015.

On May 11, 2015, the Kansas City Chiefs signed Wilson to a four-year, $2.80 million contract.[6]

Ramik recovered a fumble for his first NFL touchdown against the Chicago Bears on October 11, 2015.

On September 4, 2016, he was waived by the Chiefs.[7] The next day, he was signed to the Chiefs practice squad.[8] He was promoted to the active roster on October 18, 2016.[9]

Los Angeles RamsEdit

On March 22, 2018, Wilson signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jefferson HS - 5 School : Track Meet #1 Results". Fl.milesplit.com. Retrieved November 14, 2015.
  2. ^ "Florida high school sports | Jefferson LB Ramik Wilson commits to Georgia". Tampabay.com. January 10, 2011. Retrieved November 14, 2015.
  3. ^ "Georgia's Ramik Wilson back for more". Times Free Press. July 24, 2014. Retrieved November 14, 2015.
  4. ^ "Ramik Wilson's rapid rise leads to All-SEC honors". Times Free Press. December 20, 2013. Retrieved November 14, 2015.
  5. ^ "NFL Draft Profile: Ramik Wilson". NFL.com. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  6. ^ "Spotrac.com: Ramik Wilson contract". spotrac.com. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  7. ^ "Chiefs Announce Additional Roster Moves". Chiefs.com.
  8. ^ "Chiefs add linebacker Ramik Wilson, three others to practice squad".
  9. ^ "Chiefs Announce Roster Moves". Chiefs.com. October 18, 2016.
  10. ^ Simmons, Myles (March 22, 2018). "Rams Agree to Terms with Ramik Wilson". TheRams.com.

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