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Tracy Wilson
DB #35
Height:
6-2
Weight:
203
College:
Northern Illinois
Experience:
2

Biography

 
PRO: Tracy Wilson is an athletic safety that excels on special teams and provides depth in the secondary.  The 6-foot-2-inch, 203-pounder spent the second half of the 2012 season on the Titans active roster and appeared in nine games.  He spent his rookie campaign with the N.Y. Jets after going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Supplemental Draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•     In 2012, Wilson saw action as a reserve in the final nine games and posted six special teams tackles.  
•     As a rookie in 2011, he appeared in five games with the N.Y. Jets and collected seven special teams tackles and four stops on defense.

TITANS TIDBITS:
•     Wilson is the co-owner of Midwest Topline Kennel in Chicago.  He partnered with his brother Randall Hayes and the company has been in business for just over a year.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
•     The Harvey, Ill., native was originally signed by the N.Y. Jets as rookie free agent on Aug. 24, 2011 after going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Supplemental Draft.
•     Released by the Jets on Sept. 3, 2011 and was signed to the team’s practice squad on Oct. 12, 2011.
•     Signed by the Jets to the team’s active roster from the practice squad on Nov. 28, 2011.
•     Released by the Jets on Aug. 1, 2012.
•     Signed by the Titans as a free agent on Aug. 8, 2012.
•     Released by the Titans on Aug. 31, 2012 and signed to the team’s practice squad a day later.
•     Signed by the Titans to the team’s active roster from the practice squad on Oct. 26, 2012.
•     Released by the Titans on Oct. 30, 2012 and signed to the team’s practice squad on Nov. 1, 2012.
•     Signed by the Titans to the team’s active roster from the practice squad on Nov. 3, 2012.

COLLEGE:
•    Appeared in 34 games with 17 starts at safety during three playing seasons at Northern Illinois before entering the 2011 NFL Supplemental Draft following his junior campaign.
•    As a junior (2010), played in eight games and started three at strong safety as a junior. Sidelined, then slowed, much of the season by a severe hamstring injury suffered in the Illinois game (9/18). Did not play at all during a five-game stretch (Sept. 25 to Oct. 23), returned for one series versus Western Michigan (10/30), then sat out the Toledo (11/9) game before returning to action for the final four games. Totaled 35 tackles, 15 solo stops, recovered two fumbles and picked off one pass.  
•    As a sophomore (2009), started all 13 games at safety. Led the team with 93 tackles while logging more snaps than any other NIU defender. Was NIU’s leading tackler in six games, and made a career and team season high 11 tackles at Wisconsin (9/5).
•    As a redshirt freshman (2008), played in all 13 games at safety, including a start and ranked fourth among defensive backs with 43 tackles, including 22 solo stops and one for loss.
•    As a freshman (2007), was redshirted.

PERSONAL:  
•    Attended St. Francis DeSales (Chicago, Ill.) High School and earned honorable mention all-state honors as a senior and as a junior.
•    Was named the Northwest Indiana Times 2006 Offensive Player of the Year as a quarterback. Selected to first team all-area squad following his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons and was named team MVP all three years.
•    Received the team Offensive Player of the Year Award following his junior and senior seasons and was the Pioneers’ Defensive Player of the Year at safety as a sophomore and junior.
•    Helped lead St. Francis DeSales to their first playoff appearance in school history in 2006. Tallied 106 tackles, a pair of quarterback sacks and two interceptions as a senior while throwing for 1,825 yards and 25 touchdowns and rushing for 1,575 yards and 19 scores.
•    Recorded 326 tackles, 16 sacks, five forced fumbles, four recovered fumbles, 11 interceptions, and one blocked kick in his career.
•    As a quarterback, threw for 4,030 career yards with 47 touchdowns and ran for 3,565 yards and 38 touchdowns.
•    Was a four-year letterwinner in football who also played basketball (four years) and baseball (two years) and was an all-league choice in hoops.
•    Born Tracy Thron Wilson on Feb. 27, 1989 in Harvey, Ill.
 
PRO: Tracy Wilson is an athletic safety that excels on special teams and provides depth in the secondary.  The 6-foot-2-inch, 203-pounder spent the second half of the 2012 season on the Titans active roster and appeared in nine games.  He spent his rookie campaign with the N.Y. Jets after going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Supplemental Draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•     In 2012, Wilson saw action as a reserve in the final nine games and posted six special teams tackles.  
•     As a rookie in 2011, he appeared in five games with the N.Y. Jets and collected seven special teams tackles and four stops on defense.

TITANS TIDBITS:
•     Wilson is the co-owner of Midwest Topline Kennel in Chicago.  He partnered with his brother Randall Hayes and the company has been in business for just over a year.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:  
•     The Harvey, Ill., native was originally signed by the N.Y. Jets as rookie free agent on Aug. 24, 2011 after going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Supplemental Draft.
•     Released by the Jets on Sept. 3, 2011 and was signed to the team’s practice squad on Oct. 12, 2011.
•     Signed by the Jets to the team’s active roster from the practice squad on Nov. 28, 2011.
•     Released by the Jets on Aug. 1, 2012.
•     Signed by the Titans as a free agent on Aug. 8, 2012.
•     Released by the Titans on Aug. 31, 2012 and signed to the team’s practice squad a day later.
•     Signed by the Titans to the team’s active roster from the practice squad on Oct. 26, 2012.
•     Released by the Titans on Oct. 30, 2012 and signed to the team’s practice squad on Nov. 1, 2012.
•     Signed by the Titans to the team’s active roster from the practice squad on Nov. 3, 2012.

COLLEGE:
•    Appeared in 34 games with 17 starts at safety during three playing seasons at Northern Illinois before entering the 2011 NFL Supplemental Draft following his junior campaign.
•    As a junior (2010), played in eight games and started three at strong safety as a junior. Sidelined, then slowed, much of the season by a severe hamstring injury suffered in the Illinois game (9/18). Did not play at all during a five-game stretch (Sept. 25 to Oct. 23), returned for one series versus Western Michigan (10/30), then sat out the Toledo (11/9) game before returning to action for the final four games. Totaled 35 tackles, 15 solo stops, recovered two fumbles and picked off one pass.  
•    As a sophomore (2009), started all 13 games at safety. Led the team with 93 tackles while logging more snaps than any other NIU defender. Was NIU’s leading tackler in six games, and made a career and team season high 11 tackles at Wisconsin (9/5).
•    As a redshirt freshman (2008), played in all 13 games at safety, including a start and ranked fourth among defensive backs with 43 tackles, including 22 solo stops and one for loss.
•    As a freshman (2007), was redshirted.

PERSONAL:  
•    Attended St. Francis DeSales (Chicago, Ill.) High School and earned honorable mention all-state honors as a senior and as a junior.
•    Was named the Northwest Indiana Times 2006 Offensive Player of the Year as a quarterback. Selected to first team all-area squad following his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons and was named team MVP all three years.
•    Received the team Offensive Player of the Year Award following his junior and senior seasons and was the Pioneers’ Defensive Player of the Year at safety as a sophomore and junior.
•    Helped lead St. Francis DeSales to their first playoff appearance in school history in 2006. Tallied 106 tackles, a pair of quarterback sacks and two interceptions as a senior while throwing for 1,825 yards and 25 touchdowns and rushing for 1,575 yards and 19 scores.
•    Recorded 326 tackles, 16 sacks, five forced fumbles, four recovered fumbles, 11 interceptions, and one blocked kick in his career.
•    As a quarterback, threw for 4,030 career yards with 47 touchdowns and ran for 3,565 yards and 38 touchdowns.
•    Was a four-year letterwinner in football who also played basketball (four years) and baseball (two years) and was an all-league choice in hoops.
•    Born Tracy Thron Wilson on Feb. 27, 1989 in Harvey, Ill.
 
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 14 9 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 TEN 9 4 4 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYJ 5 5 3 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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