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Kris Wilson (American football)

Position:  Tight end, Fullback
Height  1.88 m
Parents  Deborah Wilson
Name  Kris Wilson
Receptions:  52
Weight  111 kg
College:  Pittsburgh
40 yard dash time  4.62 seconds

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Date of birth:  (1981-08-22) August 22, 1981 (age 34)
Place of birth:  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
NFL draft:  2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 61
Role  American football tight end
Similar People  Mark Donovan, Mike McCoy, Andy Reid

Education  University of Pittsburgh

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Kristopher "Kris" Wilson (born August 22, 1981) is a former American football tight end. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the second round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Pittsburgh. Wilson has also been a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers, and Baltimore Ravens.

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Early years

Wilson lived in Harrisburg until the age of nine, attending the African School and Steele Elementary School there. The family then moved to Lancaster, where Kris attended Wharton Elementary School, Reynolds Junior High School and J. P. McCaskey High School. As a senior, he won first team All-Lancaster-Lebanon Section One honors at both linebacker and wide receiver.

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He received a full scholarship to the University of Pittsburgh, graduating with a bachelor's degree in Economics. He was one of three finalists for the John Mackey Award in 2003.

Wilson has an organization called the Kris Wilson Foundation, which promotes literacy and education for inner-city young people. Wilson's mother, Deborah, who is a licensed Social Worker with a master's degree from Temple University, is the Foundation's Chairwoman and President.

Kansas City Chiefs

Kris Wilson was drafted in the Second Round (61st Overall) by the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. During four years as a backup fullback and tight end with the team, Wilson caught 42 passes for 345 yards and four touchdowns. He also rushed four times for 13 yards.

San Diego Chargers

After a short stint with the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2008 offseason, Wilson signed a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers. Once again a backup (TE), Wilson caught four passes for 28 yards and two touchdowns in 2009, including a touchdown reception from Philip Rivers in the playoffs, after not catching any passes in the games he played in 2008. Wilson signed another two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers in March, 2010. He had 113 yards in 2010, but was released on July 28, 2011.

Baltimore Ravens

In 2011, Wilson signed with the Baltimore Ravens after Todd Heap was released. In an AFC Divisional playoff win against the Houston Texans, Wilson caught a one-yard touchdown pass from Joe Flacco.

After football

Wilson is a graduate of UCLA School of Law, class of 2015.

References

Kris Wilson (American football) Wikipedia


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