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#9 Bryan Wilson
Position: Safety
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
City/State: Granada Hills, Calif.
High School: Granada Hills
Other College: Pierce College

2007 (Senior)
Bryan Wilson was a key member of the Nebraska secondary over his final two seasons in the program. Wilson was a top reserve at safety over his final two years and also played a key role in Nebraska’s nickel and dime defensive packages.

A letterman for the Huskers in 2006 and 2007, Wilson appeared in 27 games with one start in his NU career. He recorded 21 total tackles, including 13 solos and one tackle for loss. He also recovered one fumble and posted two quarterback hurries in his career.

Wilson was in NU's regular safety rotation and played in all 12 games in 2007, including his only career start against Texas A&M. He finished the season with 17 total tackles, including 10 solo stops. He made a career-high five tackles at Missouri and had four other games with two tackles. He was also a key special teams performer.

Wilson, who joined the NU program after two seasons at Pierce College in his homestate of California, earned his degree in sociology from Nebraska in December of 2007.

2006 (Junior)
Wilson appeared in all 14 games and was also on Nebraska’s kickoff return, kickoff coverage and punt teams. He finished the year with four tackles, including one for loss, and recovered a fumble against Troy. Wilson also registered his first career quarterback hurry against Texas. Wilson posted a career-high two stops, one for a loss, against Kansas State, and added solo tackles against Nicholls State and Oklahoma State. His special teams work helped NU rank 16th nationally in kickoff coverage and 24th nationally in net punting.

2005 (Sophomore)
Wilson played in NU’s season-opening victory over Maine, but did not have a tackle. He did not play the remainder of the season.

Before Nebraska (Granada Hills HS/Pierce College)
Wilson was a standout cornerback who starred in 2004 at Pierce College in Los Angeles. One of eight Californians in NU's 2005 class, Wilson was a key performer for Coach Dave Banuelous, posting 39 tackles, nine pass breakups, one sack and one fumble recovery. Wilson sat out the 2003 season because of injury at the College of the Canyons. He chose Nebraska after also visiting Texas Tech and Portland State.

Following a standout prep career at Granada Hills High School, Wilson was ranked as one of the nation's top 25 cornerbacks according to Tom Lemming. Wilson finished his high school career with six interceptions, playing in just two games during his senior season due to an injury. He also had outstanding numbers on offense in high school, with better than 70 receptions, including six touchdowns. He also ran for 756 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior. He was an All-Del Rey League defensive back in 2001, and earned All-West Valley honors as a junior. He originally committed to Oregon State out of high school and received offers from Arizona State and Washington State.

Personal
Wilson is the son of Bryan and Judy Wilson, and was born on May 9, 1984. He completed his bachelor's degree in sociology at Nebraska in December of 2007. Wilson has been an active participant in the Huskers’ hospital visits.

Wilson's Career Statistics

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Tackles

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QB

Year

G/S

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

C-R

BK

PBU

PI

Hry.

2005 1/0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0

2006

14/0

3

1

4

1-1

0

0-1

0

0

0

1

2007

12/1

10

7

17

0-0

0

0-0

0

0

0

1

Totals

27/1

13

8

21

1-1

0

0-1

0

0

0

2

Single-Game Highs
Tackles-5 at Missouri, 2007
Solo Tackles-3 at Missouri, 2007

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