UNLV

24 Fred Wilson

  • Defensive back
  • Grade: Freshman
  • Height: 5′11″
  • Weight: 165 lbs
UNLV: A nice-sized defensive back who looks to earn more time on the field as a junior ... Earned a spot on the UNLV Dean's Honor List in the fall 2013 semester.

2013: Played in every game and recorded a career-high 22 tackles on the year, including one TFL ... Wilson added three pass breakups.

2012: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in 12 games, including starting at right cornerback vs. UNR and Wyoming ... Totaled 18 tackles and tied for the team lead with two interceptions ... Took advantage of his first career start by grabbing an interception in the end zone and then recovering a fumble in the end zone against the Wolf Pack in Game Seven ... His other pick came one week later at Boise State.

2011: Redshirted season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of West HS ... Rated a three-star signee according to Scout, which ranked him the No. 105 CB recruit in the nation ... Played on both sides of the ball as a wide receiver and defensive back for coach Chad Grider ... Rushed for more than 700 yards with five touchdowns and tallied six interceptions and two forced fumbles as a senior ... Named first team all-area, team MVP and a hometown all-star as a senior ... Also lettered in basketball and track and field as a prepster.

PERSONAL: Fred Wilson was born Feb. 21, 1993, in Bakersfield, CA ... The son of Fred and Andralette Wilson ... Has a younger brother and three younger sisters ... Father played football at Fresno State and mother was a member of the track and field team at Cal State Bakersfield ... Majoring in film.

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