Cedric  Wilson

Cedric Wilson

Position:
Wide Receiver

Cedrick Wilson, a Memphis native, was just a sophomore in 1998, but was second on the team in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns. He caught a total of 33 passes for 558 yards and six scores.

Wilson's career numbers are among the best in program history. His 159 receptions are third on Tennessee's all-time list and his 2,137 receiving yards are fifth all-time. He is one of only six to catch 2,000 yards worth of passes in his collegiate career.

Wilson also posted four career 100-yard receiving games, including a 183-yard performance vs. Wyoming in 1999 that ranks seventh on Tennessee's all-time single game list.

He was drafted in the sixth round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers and played seven seasons with that organization and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Wilson was an integral part of the Steelers' Super Bowl XL Championship in 2006. He caught nine passes for 216 yards and two scores in the Steelers' four playoff games.

 

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