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Basil Wilkerson
Position:Offensive lineman
Personal information
Born:(1907-01-22)January 22, 1907
Duncan, Oklahoma
Died:September 2, 1967(1967-09-02) (aged 60)
Odessa, Texas
Career information
High school:Duncan (OK)
College:Oklahoma City
Career history
* Boston Braves ( 1932)
Career NFL statistics
Games played:10
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Basil Glenn Wilkerson (January 22, 1907 – September 2, 1967) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) for the Boston Braves, Staten Island Stapletons, and the Cincinnati Reds. He played college football at Oklahoma City University.

Early lifeEdit

Wilkerson was born in Duncan, Oklahoma and attended Duncan High School.

College careerEdit

Wilkerson attended and played college football at Oklahoma City University. He was part of the Oklahoma City Stars football team that went undefeated in 1931.[1] After the season, Wilkerson played in the East–West Shrine Game.[1]

Professional careerEdit

After college, Wilkerson played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Boston Braves, Staten Island Stapletons, and the Cincinnati Reds.

After footballEdit

Wilkerson and his family moved to Odessa, Texas and he became a member of the Odessa College board of regents.[2] He died of a heart attack on September 2, 1967.

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