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Encyclopedia > Adrian Wilson
Adrian Wilson
Arizona CardinalsNo. 24
Safety
Date of Birth: October 12, 1979 (1979-10-12) (age 28)
Place of Birth: High Point, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
National Football League Debut
2001 for the Arizona Cardinals
Career Highlights and Awards
Career History
College: North Carolina State
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 3 / Pick: 64
 Teams:
Stats at NFL.com

Adrian Wilson (born on October 12, 1979 in High Point, North Carolina) is a strong safety for the National Football League's Arizona Cardinals. He was selected by the Cardinals in the 3rd round of the 2001 NFL Draft. City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red, The Buzzsaw Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952... In team sports, the squad number, shirt number, jersey number, sweater number, or uniform number is the number worn on a players uniform. ... In American football and Canadian football, a safety refers to two positions in the traditional defensive backfield setup, the strong safety and the free safety. ... is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Nickname: Location in Guilford County and the state of North Carolina Country United States State North Carolina Counties Guilford, Randolph, Davidson, Forsyth Government  - Mayor Rebecca Smothers Area  - City  95. ... The 2001 NFL season was the 82nd regular season of the National Football League. ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red, The Buzzsaw Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952... In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... The 2006 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl was played on February 12, 2006 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... North Carolina State University is a public, coeducational, extensive research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting[1]) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns, through seven rounds[2], selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 2001 National Football League Draft , took place on April 21 and April 22, 2001 at the theater at Madison Square Garden, in New York City. ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red, The Buzzsaw Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952... is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Nickname: Location in Guilford County and the state of North Carolina Country United States State North Carolina Counties Guilford, Randolph, Davidson, Forsyth Government  - Mayor Rebecca Smothers Area  - City  95. ... In American football and Canadian football, a safety refers to two positions in the traditional defensive backfield setup, the strong safety and the free safety. ... NFL redirects here. ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red, The Buzzsaw Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952... The 2001 National Football League Draft , took place on April 21 and April 22, 2001 at the theater at Madison Square Garden, in New York City. ...

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College career

Wilson attended North Carolina State University. During his career, he posted three interceptions, 248 tackles (eleven for losses), and eleven pass deflections. His 248 tackles rank second in school history for tackles in a career. North Carolina State University is a public, coeducational, extensive research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. ...


NFL career

2001 NFL Draft

Wilson was drafted by the Cardinals 64th overall in the third round of the 2001 NFL Draft. The 2001 National Football League Draft , took place on April 21 and April 22, 2001 at the theater at Madison Square Garden, in New York City. ...

Pre-draft measureables
Wt 40y 20ss 3-cone Vert BP Wonderlic
213 lb* 4.55s*[1] X X 39 1/2"* 21* 16*[2]
(* represents NFL Combine)

Arizona Cardinals

In 2005, he signed a 5-year extension with the Cards. In 2006, Wilson earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl. In his career, he has recorded 404 solo tackles and 14 interceptions. During the 2005-2006 season, he set an NFL record for the most sacks ever by a defensive back, with eight. He is turning into one of the most elite safeties in the NFL with his quickness and dominant strength for someone at his position. The 40-yard dash, also simply called the 40, is a sprint covering 40 yards (36. ... The 20-yard shuttle, also simply called the short shuttle, is a test performed by American football athletes at the NFL combine. ... The 3 cone drill, or three cone drill, is a test performed by American football athletes at the NFL combine. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A soldier performs a bench press The bench press is a form of weightlifting which primarily focuses on the development of the pectoralis major muscle as well as other supporting muscles. ... The Wonderlic Personnel Test (often referred to as Wunderlich) is an intelligence test primarily known for being administered to prospective players in the National Football League since the 1970s. ... The National Invitational Camp or NFL Combine, as it is more widely known, is a week-long showcase, occurring every February in Indianapolis, Indianas RCA Dome, where college football players perform physical and mental tests in front of NFL coaches, general managers and scouts. ... The 2007 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl is scheduled to take place on February 10, 2007, at 1:00 p. ... In Canadian or American football, an interception occurs when a quarterbacks pass is caught by a player on the opposing team. ... Vanderbilt Quarterback Jay Cutler is sacked by U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 2nd Class Jeremy Chase. ... In American football and Canadian football, defensive backs are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage; they are distinguished from the defensive line players, who take positions directly behind the line of scrimmage. ...

Youtube Video

A video put out by Ikei Performance showed Wilson clearing a 66 inch jump. Some have inaccurately labeled it as a 66 inch vertical, which would border on physically impossible. (The best college recruits at the NFL Combine put up around a 1066 inch vertical.) What was actually done was hurdling over a 66 inch high post, which, regardless, is a feat itself. See the video [1] The National Invitational Camp or NFL Combine, as it is more widely known, is a week-long showcase, occurring every February in Indianapolis, Indianas RCA Dome, where college football players perform physical and mental tests in front of NFL coaches, general managers and scouts. ...

References

  1. ^ http://espn.go.com/melkiper/s/2001/0227/1113401.html#
  2. ^ http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/profile.php?pyid=60567

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