|Sewanee Tigers — No. N/A|
|Date of birth:November 28, 1878|
|Place of birth: Rock Hill, South Carolina|
South Carolina (1896)
|Career highlights and awards|
|* SIAA championship (1898, 1899)|
William Blackburn "Warbler" Wilson (November 28, 1878 – December 8, 1958) was a college football player and city recorder.
Wilson was a key member of the undefeated 1899 "Iron Men" who won five road games by shutout in six days. Supposedly he also played with a broken leg for 45 minutes in the last game of the road trip of '99, against Ole Miss.
He was the first city recorder in his native town of Rock Hill.
- ↑ "All-Southern Football Team". Outing (Outing Publishing Company) 35: 533. 1900. https://books.google.com/books?id=ZptUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA533&lpg=PA533&dq=outing+%22all+southern%22&source=bl&ots=a-bDxRD6WE&sig=sV23r191xJtz4oXGSq3WgtjLzNQ&hl=en&sa=X&ei=OW9KVK6VPI2SgwTa_ILgAw&ved=0CD4Q6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=outing%20%22all%20southern%22&f=false.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Wendell Givens (2003). Ninety-Nine Iron: The Season Sewanee Won Five Games in Six Days. University of Alabama Press. pp. 30. https://books.google.com/books?id=FB7zAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA28&lpg=PA28&dq=sewanee+%22ormond+simkins%22+texas&source=bl&ots=gb76maAs-p&sig=0iqJtgADiqMYDkBAubtZT1JEG8M&hl=en&sa=X&ei=dIdKVN68EpOTgwSfw4D4Dg&ved=0CE8Q6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q=sewanee%20%22ormond%20simkins%22%20texas&f=false.
- ↑ Givens, Wendell (1993). "Sewanee's Football Iron Men of 1899". Tennessee Historical Quarterly (Tennessee Historical Commission and the Tennessee Historical Society) 52. https://books.google.com/books?ei=X6pKVLi5DZeQNtqugcgD&id=nQ8UAAAAYAAJ&dq=%22ormond+simkins%22+sewanee&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=%22ormond+simkins%22.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 "About Sewanee Alumni". Sewanee News: 11. 1959. https://archive.org/stream/sewaneenews195925univ#page/n9/mode/2up/search/.
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