Football


Evan Wilson
Evan Wilson
89

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Woodstock, Ga.

High School:
Woodstock

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 250

Position:
TE

Experience:
2-1

05/14/2014

Five Illini Heading to NFL Rookie Minicamps

Brown, Lankford & Wilson singed as Free Agents; Harris & Hull to get Tryouts

03/06/2014

Illini Excel for NFL Scouts on Pro Day

Seven Former Illini Worked Out for 19 NFL Scouts on Thursday

12/08/2013

Illini Honor 15 Seniors at Annual Banquet

Scheelhaase, Hull, Kynard and Brown Voted 2013 Captains

11/27/2013

2013 Fighting Illini Football Senior Reflections

Illinois seniors reflect on the time they have spent in the Orange and Blue.

04/13/2013

Blue Holds On for 35-28 Win Over Orange

Blue Capitalizes on 5 Orange Turnovers to Grab Victory

11/16/2013

Illinois vs. Ohio State - November 16, 2013

Illinois vs. Ohio State - November 16, 2013

09/28/2013

Illinois vs. Miami (Ohio) - September 28, 2013

Illinois vs. Miami (Ohio) - September 28, 2013

09/14/2013

Illinois vs. Washington - September 14, 2013 at Soldier Field

Illinois vs. Washington - September 14, 2013 at Soldier Field

09/07/2013

Illinois vs. Cincinnati - September 7, 2013

Illinois vs. Cincinnati - September 7, 2013

10/27/2012

Illinois vs. Indiana

Illinois vs. Indiana 10/27/2012 @ Memorial Stadium

2012: Played in 11 games and made five starts at tight end ... Had two catches for nine yards on the season ... Did not play against Louisiana Tech due to injury ... Started at tight end against Minnesota, Indiana, Michigan, Charleston Southern and Arizona State.

2011: Played in all 13 games, making four starts ... Had two catches for seven yards against Wisconsin ... Caught a three-yard TD pass against Ohio State ... Caught one pass for a career-high 36 yards against Northwestern ... Tied career-high three receptions, including an 11-yard TD, against Western Michigan ... Caught an eight-yard TD pass against South Dakota State.

2010: Played in all 13 games and started 11 at tight end ... Had 10 catches for 135 yards and two touchdowns on the season while also blocking for the Big Ten's top rushing offense ... Tallied a career-high three receptions for 20 yards in victory over Purdue ... Secured a 29-yard pass for his second career TD reception in win over Indiana ... Recorded first career TD reception, a four-yarder, in win at Penn State ... Made first career catch, a 34-yard reception, in win over Southern Illinois ... Started in his collegiate debut against Missouri.

High School: Caught 13 passes for 400 yards and four touchdowns as a senior ... Two-year letterwinner, leading his team to the state playoffs both seasons ... High school coach was Mike O'Brien.

Personal: Son of Vanessa and Lamont Wilson ... Born on Feb. 13, 1992 ... Majoring in communication ... Chose Illinois over Air Force, Florida International, Middle Tennessee State, Marshall and Eastern Michigan.

CAREER HIGHS

Receptions: 3, twice (last vs. Western Michigan, 9/24/11)
Receiving Yards: 36 vs. Northwestern, 10/1/11
Long Reception: 36 vs. Northwestern, 10/1/11
Receiving Touchdowns: 1, 5x (last vs. Ohio State, 10/15/11)
All-Purpose Yards: 36 vs. Northwestern, 10/1/11
Tackles: 1, twice (last at Minnesota, 11/26/11)

Wilson's Statistics:

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(updated 7/23/13)

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