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Marcus Wilson
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Marcus Wilson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pennsauken, NJ

High School:
Camden Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
03/26/1987

2007 - - Listed as co-first team free safety following spring practice.

2006 Honors - - Next Man In Award, defense.

2006 - - Listed as second team free safety following spring practice . . . saw action in 41-7 season-opening win as defense held Montana to 10 net yards rushing and 144 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle vs. Montana in first action of career . . . saw action on special teams in double overtime win at Syracuse, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win at Illinois, recording one solo tackle . . . saw most extensive action of the season in loss to top-ranked Ohio State . . . recorded one solo tackle and six assists vs. Ohio State . . . started at free safety in win over Purdue for first career start . . . recorded four solo tackles and two assisted tackles vs. Purdue, along with first career interception and six yard return . . . started at free safety in loss at Indiana . . . recorded one solo tackle vs. Indiana and had 20-yard fumble return in the first period to set up Iowa's first touchdown . . . saw action in loss at Michigan, recording one pass break-up . . . saw action in win over Northern Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in loss to Northwestern, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in loss to Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in loss at Minnesota, recording two solo tackles and one assisted tackle . . . saw action vs. Texas in Alamo Bowl, recording one solo tackle.

2005 - - Redshirted.

High school honors - - Earned pre- and post-season all-Region recognition by Prep Star Magazine . . . named to Philadelphia Inquirer all-Area first team as a senior . . . first team all-South Jersey as a wide receiver as a senior and second team selection on defense as a junior . . . named to first team all-Parochial team as well . . . first team all-conference wide receiver as a senior and junior . . . second team all-conference defensive back as a sophomore . . . member of prep team that won three straight conference titles . . . helped team finish as state runner-up as a junior . . . team captain as a senior . . . Career - - career totals include 73 receptions for 1,573 yards and 16 touchdowns, along with 15 rushing attempts for 150 yards and three scores . . . recorded 163 career tackles on defense, with 14 interceptions and two touchdowns . . . gained 810 receiving yards on 34 receptions as a senior, scoring nine touchdowns . . . on defense as a senior, recorded 45 tackles and four interceptions, while scoring on one punt return and one fumble return . . . 38 receptions for 740 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior, along with 80 tackles and six interceptions on defense . . . earned four letters in football . . . also competed in track and field in long jump and sprint events.

Personal - - Born 3/26/87 . . . African American Studies major . . . mother is Diane Wilson . . . nephew of Iowa linebacker Coach Darrell Wilson . . . high school coach was Dennis Scuderi.

Career Bests
Tackles:	6 vs. Purdue, 10/7/06
Solos:	4 vs. Purdue, 10/7/06
Assists:	6 vs. Ohio State, 9/30/06
INT:	1 vs. Purdue, 10/7/06
FR:	1 at Indiana, 10/14/06
PBU:	1 at Michigan, 10/21/06
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