American Football Database
Solomon Wilcots
Date of birth: (1964-10-09) October 9, 1964 (age 57)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
Position(s): Cornerback
College: Colorado
NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 8 / Pick 215
 As player:
Cincinnati Bengals
Minnesota Vikings
Pittsburgh Steelers
Playing stats at

Solomon Wilcots (born October 9, 1964 in Los Angeles, California) is a former American football defensive back in the NFL. Wilcots played six seasons in the league for the Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings, and Pittsburgh Steelers.



Wilcots is currently an analyst on the NFL Network as well as a color commentator for CBS' football telecasts, where he is paired with Kevin Harlan. Prior to being employed by CBS, Wilcots spent three seasons as a sideline reporter for ESPN's Sunday Night football.

Wilcots also is the co-host of "The Red Zone" on Sirius NFL Radio with Marty Schottenheimer, Gil Brandt and Carl Banks.

On NFL Network, Wilcots can be seen each week on "Playbook", utilizing the same “all 22” game film that coaches and players use to preview all of the upcoming games, alongside an array of former NFL players including Brian Baldinger, Sterling Sharpe and Mike Mayock.

Wilcots serves as a television announcer for New Orleans Saints preseason games alongside Tim Brando.

Appearances in other media

Wilcots appears as a playable player in All-Pro Football 2K8.