David Wilson

  • Running Back
  • Class of 2009
  • Danville, VA (George Washington)
  • 5-11, 195 lbs
  • Status: VT Signee
  • Verbal Date: 2008-07-18
Notes: One of the top running backs in the state, Wilson averaged 11.4 yards per carry in rushing for 1,551 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior last season. He added two touchdowns on returns and one touchdown reception as well.

2008 Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Virginia, Wilson set a GW-Danville single season record with 2,291 yards rushing as a senior. He scored 30 touchdowns in the regular season. He also captured the single game rushing record with a 351-yard performance against Franklin County.

One of the top triple jump athletes in the state, Wilson jumped a jump of 49 feet, six inches at an event in January of 2008. He also does well in the 55 meters.

Head coach Dan Newell: "David Wilson emerged last year. Before that, you could tell something special was going to happen with him. It happened [in 2007]. Everyone is shocked at what he can do with his speed and power."

College Info

School Interest Offer
  Virginia TechVT Signee Yes
  ClemsonCLEM None Yes
  Georgia TechGT None Yes
  MarylandMD None Yes
  MichiganMICH None Yes
  West VirginiaWVU None Yes
  VirginiaUVA None Yes
  AuburnAUB None Yes
  North CarolinaUNC None Yes
  AlabamaALA None Yes


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