UNLV: A nice-sized defensive back who looks to earn more time on the field as a senior … Earned a spot on the UNLV Dean’s Honor List in the fall 2013 semester … Already earned his bachelor’s degree in film and will pursue a second bachelor’s in theater.
2014: Played in 12 games in the secondary and on special teams.
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.