Players

Josh Wilson
CB #26
Height:
5-9
Weight:
192
College:
Maryland
Hometown:
Upper Marlboro, Md.
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 116 425 348 77 5 0 78 15 4 296 -- 75
2014 ATL 14 26 24 2 0 -- 7 1 0 15 15 15
2013 WAS 16 93 68 25 2 -- 7 1 0 0 -- 0
2012 WAS 16 74 54 20 1 0 13 2 0 8 4 7
2011 WAS 16 62 48 14 0 -- 15 2 0 0 -- 0
2010 BAL 14 40 37 3 0 0 14 3 1 12 4 12
2009 SEA 12 45 41 4 1 0 13 2 2 126 63 65
2008 SEA 16 76 69 7 1 0 9 4 1 135 33.8 75
2007 SEA 12 9 7 2 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 116 5 3 9 1 10 0 78 1 0 0 0
2014 ATL 14 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 WAS 16 -- -- 2 -- 3 -- 1 -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 16 -- -- 3 -- 2 -- 30 1 -- -- --
2011 WAS 16 -- -- 1 -- 1 -- 4 -- -- -- --
2010 BAL 14 1 1 0 -- 1 -- 0 0 0 0 0
2009 SEA 12 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 43 0 -- -- --
2008 SEA 16 3 2 3 -- 2 -- 0 0 0 0 0
2007 SEA 12 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 116 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 ATL 14 0 -1 -- -1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 WAS 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 16 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 WAS 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 BAL 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SEA 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SEA 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 116 100 2,467 24.7 89 1 62 10 0 5
2014 ATL 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 WAS 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 WAS 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 WAS 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 BAL 14 6 117 19.5 26 0 3 0 0 1
2009 SEA 12 11 212 19.3 29 0 5 0 0 0
2008 SEA 16 69 1,753 25.4 61 0 45 8 0 3
2007 SEA 12 14 385 27.5 89 1 9 2 0 1

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:

 

Drafted with the 23rd selection in the second round (55th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. First player in team history selected from Maryland. Second consecutive year club has selected a cornerback with their first selection. Fifth cornerback drafted by club in the second round.

 

 

 

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

 

● Set club single season records in 2008 for most kickoff returns with 69 (66 - Charlie Rogers in 2000) and yards with 1,753 (1,629 - Charlie Rogers in 2000).

 

● Led the NFL with eight kickoff returns of 40- or-more yards in 2008.

 

● 2008 - set career highs with 76 tackles (69 solo), 1.0 sacks, four interceptions, three forced fumbles and two recoveries.

 

● Returned first career interception 75 yards for a touchdown at San Francisco (10/26/08). The interception thwarted a 49ers fourth-down attempt with :44 seconds  remaining in the first half.

HOW ACQUIRED:

 

Drafted with the 23rd selection in the second round (55th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. First player in team history selected from Maryland. Second consecutive year club has selected a cornerback with their first selection. Fifth cornerback drafted by club in the second round.

 

 

 

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

 

● Set club single season records in 2008 for most kickoff returns with 69 (66 - Charlie Rogers in 2000) and yards with 1,753 (1,629 - Charlie Rogers in 2000).

 

● Led the NFL with eight kickoff returns of 40- or-more yards in 2008.

 

● 2008 - set career highs with 76 tackles (69 solo), 1.0 sacks, four interceptions, three forced fumbles and two recoveries.

 

● Returned first career interception 75 yards for a touchdown at San Francisco (10/26/08). The interception thwarted a 49ers fourth-down attempt with :44 seconds  remaining in the first half.

 

● First career touchdown came at St. Louis (11/25/07), returning a kickoff 89 yards for a score.


 

 

COLLEGE:


One of the fastest players to ever don a Terrapins' uniform, he was an avid "workout warrior," having won Iron Terp honors in 2005. Excelled in the classroom and was the recipient of the James Tatum Award, given to the top football student-athlete in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Was also a two-time Academic All-ACC choice. The two-year starter at the boundary cornerback position, Wilson appeared in 46 of a possible 48 games at Maryland, starting 28 times. Despite not handling kickoff return duties until his final season, he ranks eighth on the school's career-record list with 847 yards in returns. Also excelled on special teams, blocking three kicks over the course of his two years starting in the secondary.


 

 

PERSONAL:


Graduated in December 2006 with a degree in Marketing. Earned Academic All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors in each of his last two years. Son of Valanda and the late Timothy Wilson. His father helped the Terps capture the Atlantic Coast Conference title in each of his three years at the school. His father went on to a career in the National Football League, where he was the blocking back for NFL Hall of Fame halfback Earl Campbell with the Houston Oilers. Josh still carries his father's NFL trading card for good luck. Josh's mother is currently enrolled at the School of Business at Maryland. Born Joshua Wilson on 3/11/85. Resides in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.