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David Wilson
David Wilson
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David Wilson

RB

Date of birth
Jun 15, 1991
College
Virginia Tech
Height
5-10
Weight
205 Lbs

Bio

David Wilson is entering his third season with the New York Giants following an injury-plagued 2013 season that threatened to derail his career. Wilson, a shifty and explosive running back, underwent neck surgery last January and seems slated for a new role as a change-of-pace back in 2014. Wilson was expected to be the team’s starter before going down, and he’ll still have a chance to compete for the job in training camp.

Early Years & College

Wilson was born in Danville, Va., on June 15, 1991. He attended George Washington High where he rushed for a school-record 2,291 yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior. Wilson qualified for the 2009 Junior National Team and was considered the top-rated prospect in Virginia. After graduating, Wilson went to Virginia Tech where he excelled at football and track. He was named 2011 ACC Offensive Player of the Year after gaining 1,709 yards, while helping the Hokies to a 2011 ACC Indoor Track and Field Championship.

New York Giants

Wilson was selected in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft (32nd overall), jumping up the draft board following an impressive Combine. He struggled with fumbles early in his rookie season, but flashed too much potential to stay on the bench. On Dec. 9, 2012, Wilson set a Giants record for all-purpose yards in a single game with 327 yards, serving as a running back and kick returner. Wilson played in just five games in 2013 after incurring spinal stenosis. He is expected to return for training camp in 2014. 

Statistics

Stats ATT YDS Y/A TD LONG 20+ 40+ FUM RZ ATT 1DN YDS/G
2013 Regular Season 44 146 3.3 1 18 0 0 2 4 10 20.86

Game Log

Date Opponent Result ATT YDS Y/A LONG RZ ATT TD REC TAR YDS Y/R RZ TAR TD
12-29-2013 @ Washington Redskins Washington Redskins 20-6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-22-2013 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 20-23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-15-2013 @ Seattle Seahawks Seattle Seahawks 0-23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-8-2013 @ San Diego Chargers San Diego Chargers 37-14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-1-2013 @ Washington Redskins Washington Redskins 17-24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

News

David Wilson Expected To Be Ready For OTAs

David Wilson Expected To Be Ready For OTAs

by Allen Kim

It appears that not only will New York Giants RB David Wilson be able to continue his career, he could very well be ready for the start of training camp... Read more

David Wilson Set To Undergo Neck Surgery

David Wilson Set To Undergo Neck Surgery

by Allen Kim

David Wilson was placed on injured reserve back in early November with a herniated disc, and while he was initially expected to avoid surgery, the circumstances have changed... Read more

A Look Toward What 2014 May Have In Store For The Giants

A Look Toward What 2014 May Have In Store For The Giants

by Robert Moreschi

As we embark on the final month of the 2013 regular season, teams around the league are gearing up for the home stretch, fantasy owners are preparing for the start of the playoffs, and that inevitable first round loss that makes them say "I'm never... Read more