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Otis Wilson

American football player from United States of America

Otis Wilson Otis Ray Wilson (born September 15, 1957 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears and the Los Angeles Raiders. He won a Super Bowl as a member of the 1985 Chicago Bears. He is also the father of former Cincinnati Bengals running back Quincy Wilson. After starting his college career at Syracuse University, Wilson transferred to the University of Louisville. Wilson was a three year letter winner, from 1977 to 1979. In 1979, Wilson was a team captain and was named first-team All-American by the Sporting News. Wilson ranks second all-time in Louisville football history with 484 career tackles, and ranks fifth with 32 tackles for loss. Wilson was selected in the first round of the 1980 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears, and went on to a nine year career in the NFL. As a starting outside linebacker for the Bears, Wilson played on one of the most dominating defenses in football history as part of the linebacking trio with Mike Singletary and Wilber Marshall. This defense helped the Bears to win Super Bowl XX. That same year, he also made the only Pro Bowl selection of his career. He was a featured soloist of the  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1957-09-15
Place of birth
Brooklyn
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
American football player

Education

Institution From To
Syracuse University
University of Louisville

Athlete facts

Sports
American football

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