Mike Wilson (b)

Mike Wilson was a star player at Dayton where he played his college football.  After college, Wilson played four years in the AFL / NFL with Cincinnati (1969-70), Buffalo (1971) and Kansas City 1975.  Inbetween, there was a stop in the WFL.  Wilson came to the CFL in 1976 and played three years with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.  In 1978, Wilson won the Mack Truck Award, which is voted on by the CFLPA and given to the oustanding offensive lineman.  In 1979, Wilson was traded to the Edmonton Eskimos along with a first round draft pick for veteran offensive lineman Willie Martin and kicker Paul Watson.  Wilson played two years (1979-80) for Edmonton, and those were two outstanding years with Edmon as Wilson was a West All-Star, CFL All-Star and winner of the Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award in the CFL in both years.

NFL Stats for Mike Wilson

Games Played and Fumble Recoveries
Year Team GP FR Yds Avg TD Long OFR
1976 HAM 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 HAM 16 0 0 0 0 0 1
1978 HAM 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 EDM 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 EDM 15 0 0 0 0 0 0

Note:  There were two Mike Wilsons in the CFL in 1977, both offensive tackles.  The other Mike Wilson (c) played with Toronto in 1977, and won a CFL All-Star.  That Mike Wilson only played one year in the CFL and then went to the NFL.