2009 SEASON (JUNIOR): Started 12 games at nose tackle . . . recorded a career-best 18 tackles, including 1.5 for losses . . . has appeared in 38 career games, including 26 starts . . . made one tackle in the 2010 Valero Alamo Bowl vs. Texas Tech . . . recorded two tackles against Penn State . . . had his run of 22 consecutive starts snapped as he sat out the Western Michigan game (ankle) . . . tallied two tackles at Minnesota . . . chased down Northwestern quarterback Mike Kafka for a 7-yard sack in win over Wildcats . . . produced three tackles, including a half tackle for loss, in win over Michigan . . . recorded three tackles at Wisconsin . . . collected four tackles vs. Central Michigan.
2008 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Started all 13 games at nose tackle in 2008 . . . collected 15 tackles, including 1.5 for losses . . . recovered a fumble at the Iowa 28-yard line that led to a Spartan field goal . . . recorded a career-high five tackles in the season opener at California.
2007 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 13 games in 2007, including a starting assignment vs. Northwestern . . . recorded 10 tackles (1 solo, 9 assists) . . . recovered a fumble in the Champs Sports Bowl against Boston College . . . had two tackles each vs. Pittsburgh, Indiana and Michigan.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top 50 prep school prospects by Rivals.com (No. 38) . . . named to PrepStar's All-Midwest Team . . . attended Harmony Community School in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2006 . . . saw action at defensive tackle, defensive end and center for Coach David Pool . . . recorded 48 tackles (28 solos, 20 assists) in 2006, with 13 resulting in losses including five sacks, while helping Harmony post a perfect 10-0 record . . . originally signed a National Letter of Intent with Cincinnati in 2006 . . . rated among New Jersey's top 50 seniors by Rivals.com (No. 32) in 2005 . . . participated in the U.S. Army All-American Combine . . . four-year starter for Coach Dennis Heck at Teaneck (N.J.) High School . . . two-time All-Northern New Jersey (first team) selection . . . two-time all-city and all-area pick . . . earned all-conference honors four years in a row . . . posted more than 80 tackles as a senior, including eight sacks . . . registered 70 tackles as a junior, including 10 sacks . . . son of Oren Wilson and Michelle Bullock . . . his uncle Bernard Wilson played wide receiver at Michigan State (1985-88) . . . born March 5, 1988 . . . majoring in family and child ecology.
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