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

Active years: 1987–1998
Active teams (3):

  • EDM 1987–1989, 1993–1994, 1998
  • TOR 1990–1992, 1995–1996
  • BC 1997

201 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 197 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (4 championship wins)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
12 seasons
(Rank: T199th,
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
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.