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Torrian Wilson
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Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-11-28) November 28, 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Career information
College: Central Florida
Undrafted in 2015
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Detroit Lions ( 2015)*
Career highlights and awards
* All-ACC Second Team (2014)
Stats at NFL.com

Torrian Wilson (born November 28, 1991) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Central Florida. After not being selected in the 2015 NFL Draft, he was signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent.

Early years and high school careerEdit

Torrian Wilson was born in Miami, Florida, to Earnest and Vernell Wilson. He attended Miami Northwestern Senior High School, where he played both offense and defense for head football coach Billy Rolle. He was a first-team all-state pick and an All-Dade County selection. At the end of his senior season he was selected to play in the 2010 Under Armour All-America Game.[1] Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com,[2] Wilson was the eighth ranked offensive guard in the nation. He was recruited by Alabama, Central Florida, Louisiana State, Louisville, Michigan and Stanford.

College careerEdit

Wilson attended the University of Central Florida, where he redshirted his freshman year. In 2011, as a redshirt freshman, he appeared in 11 contests, started four games at left tackle and was selected to the C-USA All-Freshman Team. In his sophomore season he started all 14 games at left tackle and was selected to the All-C-USA Second Team.[3] In 2013, he started 11 games at LT. As a senior, he started all 13 games at left tackle and was named to the All-ACC Second Team.[4]

Professional careerEdit

Detroit LionsEdit

After not being selected in the 2015 NFL Draft, Wilson was signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent on May 7, 2015.[5] He received a $11,000 signing bonus by the Lions.[6] He was released by the team on September 5, 2015.[7]

New England PatriotsEdit

On November 10, 2015, the New England Patriots signed Torrian Wilson to their practice squad.[8] Wilson was released by the Patriots on January 13, 2016.

Orlando PredatorsEdit

On March 9, 2016, Wilson was activated by the Orlando Predators.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Rosters for 2010 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game Set - ESPN MediaZone" (in en-US). http://espnmediazone.com/us/press-releases/2009/12/rosters-for-2010-under-armour-all-america-high-school-football-game-set/. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
  2. "Yahoo Sports: Rivals.com Ranking - Rivals.com offensive guards 2010". https://sports.yahoo.com/footballrecruiting/football/recruiting/rankings/rank-2396. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
  3. "2012 C-USA Football All-Conference Teams". http://www.conferenceusa.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/120412aac.html. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
  4. "American Athletic Conference Announces 2014 Postseason Football Honors". http://theamerican.org/news/2014/12/10/FB_1210143903.aspx. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
  5. "Lions scouting report: Torrian Wilson". http://www.prideofdetroit.com/2015/6/13/8753871/lions-scouting-report-torrian-wilson. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
  6. "A closer look at the Lions' UDFA signing bonuses". http://www.prideofdetroit.com/2015/5/14/8602955/lions-udfa-signing-bonuses. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
  7. "Lions roster cuts tracker: Updates as the Lions finalize a 53-man roster". http://www.prideofdetroit.com/2015/9/5/9261743/lions-roster-cuts-tracker-2015. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
  8. "Patriots sign OL Keavon Milton and OL Torrian Wilson to practice squad; Release WR Austin Hill and DB Floyd Raven, SR. from practice squad". http://www.patriots.com/news/2015/11/10/patriots-sign-ol-keavon-milton-and-ol-torrian-wilson-practice-squad-release-wr. Retrieved November 27, 2015.
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