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Position  Quarterback
Class  Graduate
Name  Warbler Wilson

College  South Carolina (1896) Sewanee (1897–1900)
Date of birth  (1878-11-28)November 28, 1878
Place of birth  Rock Hill, South Carolina
Date of death  December 8, 1958(1958-12-08) (aged 80)

William Blackburn "Warbler" Wilson (November 28, 1878 – December 8, 1958) was a college football player and city recorder.

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College football

Wilson was an All-Southern quarterback.

South Carolina

Wilson came from Rock Hill, South Carolina, and played as a backup for the South Carolina Gamecocks in 1896.

Sewanee

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.

1898

In 1898 he led the Tigers to an undefeated year, playing through a broken leg in the 19–4 victory over Vanderbilt.

1899

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.

1900

He was captain of the team in 1900.

City recorder

He was the first city recorder in his native town of Rock Hill.

References

Warbler Wilson Wikipedia


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