(May 29, 1943 – August 6, 2011) was an American football player.
He played college football at Xavier University and professionally for the American Football League's (AFL) 1966 expansion team, the Miami Dolphins.
Wilson played in the Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Game. He was a starter for three years at Arkansas and led the team in receptions for two of those years.
He had at least one reception in 38 of his final 40 games.
In 1965, Wilson was selected in the 20th round of the National Football League draft by the Detroit Lions, with the overall 277th pick. Wilson compiled a win-loss record of 2–5 when starting.
Wilson's season stats included completing 41.1% of his passes – 46 out of 112 pass attempts – for a total of 764 yards.
For his career, he played in 44 games, catching 144 passes for 2,151 yards (14.9 average) and 16 touchdowns.
Wilson left Arkansas with the second most receptions in a career there (behind Anthony Eubanks) and he had the third highest total for receiving touchdowns and receiving yardage there (behind Eubanks and Anthony Lucas).
Additionally, Wilson rushed 137 yards on 27 attempts. He was Blackpool's top scorer in his second season at the club, with ten goals in 24 League appearances.Despite his efforts, Blackpool finished at the foot of the Second Division table, but were re-elected for the following season, of which he missed all but one game due to injury.He was also named all state in basketball, and lettered in baseball and track as well.During his high school football career, Wilson had 81 catches for 1,723 yards and 24 touchdowns.