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    C.J. Wilson

    Graduate Student

    Lincolnton, N.C.

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 187



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    Overview: Slated to be a starter for the third straight year, he is tied for the team-lead in career games played with 38 ... Had three career interceptions, all three were returned for touchdowns ... That mark ties a school record ... Graduated in December after just three-and-a-half years.

    In 2011: Starter at the boundary corner in 10 games, he was in for 615 snaps for the season ... Put an exclamation point on the Pack's comeback win over Maryland when he picked off a pass and returned it 59 yards for a touchdown in the last minute ... Tallied a season-high six tackles in the season opener with Liberty, five were solo stops.

    In 2010: Played at the field corner spot ... First Wolfpack player since 1966 to return two interceptions for scores in the same season ... Pulled down his first career pick in the win at Central Florida, he returned it 43 yards for a score ... Ran one back 28 yards for a touchdown in the win over Boston College ... Started all 13 games, he was in for 794 snaps, the highest-highest tally on the defensive side of the ball ... Made a season-high seven tackles in the win over Florida State ... Also broke up two passes in that contest.

    In 2009: Played in all 12 games, he started two games at boundary corner and two at the field corner spot ... In for a season-high 76 snaps at Virginia Tech, he caused a fumble in that contest ... Tallied seven tackles at Florida State.

    In 2008: Redshirted the season at defensive back, he was named the defensive scout team player of the week for the Florida State game.

    Prep: Played cornerback and running back for coach Scott Cloninger at Lincolnton HS ... Helped lead his team to victory in the 2A state championship this past season and earned MVP honors for his performance in the game ... Finished his career by breaking the Lincoln County record for career total yardage (5,919 yards), career rushing yards (3,941 yards) and career scoring (468 points) ... Recorded four interceptions, two fumble recoveries and broke up seven passes as a senior ... Earned the Charlotte Observer Gaston/Lincoln Defensive Player of the Year after his senior season ... Named Southern Piedmont Conference Player of the Year last season ... Selected to play in the Shrine Bowl ... Majoring in sport management.

    Year GP-GS Pl Hit Ast Tot CF/RF PBU Int-Yds-TD
    2009 12-6 445 16 5 21 1/1 0 0
    2010 13-13 794 37 6 43 0/0 8 2-71-1
    2011 13-10 615 24 7 31 0/0 1 1-59-1
    Totals 38-29 1,854 77 18 95 1/1 9 3-130-3

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