| Warbler Wilson|
| South Carolina (1896)
(1878-11-28)November 28, 1878
Rock Hill, South Carolina
December 8, 1958(1958-12-08) (aged 80)
Warbler Wilson Wikipedia
William Blackburn "Warbler" Wilson (November 28, 1878 – December 8, 1958) was a college football player and city recorder.
Wilson was an All-Southern quarterback.
Wilson came from Rock Hill, South Carolina, and played as a backup for the South Carolina Gamecocks in 1896.
In part due to Luke Lea, Wilson came to Sewanee:The University of the South as a law student. He was a prominent quarterback from 1897 to 1900.
In 1898 he led the Tigers to an undefeated year, playing through a broken leg in the 19–4 victory over Vanderbilt.
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 captain of the team in 1900.
He was the first city recorder in his native town of Rock Hill.