Don Wilson

Bio

Full name: Donald Allen Wilson

Preferred name: Don

Born: July 21, 1961 in Washington, DC (60 years old)

Last Season (1998) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 190 lbs
  • Position: DB
  • Jersey: #25
Amateur Programs
  • North Carolina State
  • Ellsworth CC
  • Cardozo HS (Washington, DC)
12 Season Career with EDM, TOR, BC

Active years: 1987–1998

201 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 197 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (4 championship wins)
Game
1996
Weekly
1989
  • Defensive Star Week 7 (EDM)
  • Defensive Star Week 13 (EDM)
1991
  • Defensive Star Week 10 (TOR)
1993
  • Defensive Star Week 16 (EDM)
1994
  • Defensive Star Week 11 (EDM)
1996
  • Defensive Star Week 15 (TOR)
  • 1995 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Don Wilson was inducted into the Player wing in 2021.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
12 seasons
(Rank: T196th,
98th percentile,
12 CFL seasons)
3 teams 197
(Rank: T115th,
98th percentile,
197 CFL games)
0 4
1987 EDM DB 20 15 -- 1
1988 EDM DB 20 18 -- 0
1989 EDM DB 20 18 -- 0
1990 TOR DB 20 18 -- 0
1991 TOR DB 30 18 -- 1
1992 TOR DB 20 18 -- 0
1993 EDM DB 20 18 -- 1
1994 EDM DB 20 18 -- 0
1995 TOR LB 20 17 -- 0
1996 TOR LB 20 18 -- 1
1997 BC LB 20 12 -- 0
1998 EDM DB 25 9 -- 0