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#86 Marquess Wilson
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 181
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tulare, Calif. - Tulare Union
High School: Tulare Union
Experience: 3 Letters

 

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Marquess Wilson
Marquess Wilson
Hometown:
Tulare, Calif.

High School:
Tulare Union

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 185

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
3V



WILSON'S WSU CAREER
CAREER:
Appeared in 33 games, made 28 starts...finished career first in school-history with 3,207 career receiving yards, ninth-most in Pac-12 history...recorded the second-most receptions (189) and receiving touchdowns (23) in school-history...recorded school-records for 100-yard games (14) and 150-yard games (4)...had five multi-touchdown games...two-time all-conference selection.

JUNIOR (2012): Named one of Yahoo Sports' Breakthrough Athletes in 2012...appeared in nine games, made seven starts...caught 52 passes for 813 yards and five touchdowns...led team with 10 plays of 25+ yards...posted three 100-yard games...made five catches for 110 yards and two touchdowns including an 81-yard score in the win at UNLV...caught five passes for 99 yards and two touchdowns against Colorado...matched a WSU single-game record with 12 receptions against No. 2 Oregon, broke Brandon Gibson's school record for receiving yards during his 18-performance against Oregon and added one touchdown...made four catches for 87 yards against California...had nine receptions for 100 yards at No. 19 Stanford...had five receptions for 73 yards at Utah

SOPHOMORE (2011): Earned a varsity letter after starting all 12 games...named Second-Team All-Pac-12...named to Yahoo! Sports All-America second team...named honorable mention All-America by Sports Illustrated...named First-Team All-Pac-12 by Phil Steele...set WSU single-season records with 82 receptions and 1,388 yards and tied for second most in a season with 12 touchdown catches...second wide receiver in WSU history with multiple 1,000 yard seasons (Jason Hill)...six 100-yard games including a pair of 200-yard performances...led the Pac-12 in receiving yards per game at 115.7...second in conference in touchdowns and yards...third in conference in receptions...posted sophomore records for receptions and receiving yards and tied the record for receiving touchdowns...had five touchdown catches for 50-yards or more...caught a touchdown pass in eight games, three multi-touchdown games...named to Phil Steele's Midseason All-America fourth team and All-Pac-12 first team...named WSU's Offensive Player of the Week three times (SDSU, OSU, ASU)...picked up a team-best four Cougar Big Play awards during the season (SDSU, CU, OSU, Cal)...caught four passes for 91 yards including a 61-yard touchdown against Idaho State...had five catches for 102 yards and a touchdown against UNLV...at San Diego State, caught six passes for 236 yards and two scores, an 80-yard touchdown catch on WSU's first play from scrimmage and a 78-yard reception and run...the 236 receiving yards were the fifth most in a game by a Cougar...also earned national wide receiver of the week honors after the San Diego State game by the College Football Performance Awards...made six catches for 121 yards including a go-ahead 63-yard touchdown catch with 1:10 remaining at Colorado...made 10 catches for 88 yards at UCLA...had five catches for 50 yards against No. 7 Stanford...had five catches for 75 yards and a touchdown against Oregon State...caught a career-high 11 passes for 126 yards at No. 7 Oregon...had seven catches for 85 yards at California...made eight catches for 223 yards and scored a career-high three touchdowns (85, 23, 19) in the win over Arizona State...his performance against ASU was nominated for the FRS Receiver Performance of the Year...caught eight passes for 83 yards and a touchdown against Utah...had seven receptions for 108 yards and two touchdowns (16, 38) at the Apple Cup...named one of the 15 Players to Watch by The Touchdown Club of Columbus...named WSU's Offensive Most Valuable Player.

FRESHMAN (2010): Earned a varsity letter after appearing in all 12 games, making eight starts...named First-Team Freshman All-American by Sporting News, CollegeFootballNews.com, Rivals.com, and Phil Steele...earned All-Pacific-10 Conference honorable mention accolades...second on the team with a Cougar freshman record 55 catches...second on the team with six touchdowns, tied for the most by a Cougar freshman...led the team with 1,006 yards, the ninth Cougar, and first freshman to post a 1,000 receiving yards in a single season...led all freshmen nationally in receiving yards and was second among freshman nationally in receptions per game...ranked second in Pacific-10 Conference in receiving yards per game and tied for eighth in receptions...tied for the conference lead with five 100-yard receiving games...had touchdown receptions in six different games and caught at least three passes in 11 contests...had nine receptions for 40 or more yards...had four catches for 108 yards including a 48-yard touchdown at Oklahoma State...made six catches for 134 yards including a 68-yard touchdown reception at SMU...had a season-high seven catches against USC...made five receptions for 118 yards at UCLA...had six catches for 131 yards, including an 83-yard reception and a touchdown against Arizona...made six catches for a freshman single-game record 150 yards including a 74-yard touchdown catch at Stanford...caught a 33-yard touchdown pass in the win at Oregon State...had four catches and a touchdown against Washington.

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Three-year letterwinner in football for head coach Darren Bennett...two-year team captain...also lettered four times in track and field and three times in basketball...two-year captain in basketball and one-time team captain in track and field...JUNIOR year named the Visalia Times-Delta All-Tulare County High School Athlete of the Year after garnering first-team all-league accolades in three different sports...named first-team all-league in football on both offense and defense...hauled in 37 receptions for 836 yards and a county-leading 17 touchdowns...also played cornerback for the Central Section Division II Championship team...voted the East Yosemite League's Most Valuable Player in basketball...won league titles in track and field in the high, long and triple jumps...SENIOR year named first-team All-East Yosemite League, Fresno Bee All-Area and Visalia Times-Delta All-County after hauling in 50 catches for 1,083 yards and 22 touchdowns...also a standout defensively for the Redskins, garnering MaxPreps Division II All-State at defensive back...led Tulare Union to the semifinals of the CIF-Central Section Division II playoffs...three-star prospect according to Scout.com was rated No. 77 overall in the state of California and No. 96 at his position nationally...three-star prospect according to Rivals.com...rated No. 76 in the Contra Costa Times' Cream of the Crop (California Top 100).

PERSONAL
Marquess Wilson...born in Tulare, Calif...parents Richard and Donna...has an older borther, Barry, and younger sister, Koshiana...cousin Ronnie Lee played football at WSU...undecided on a major at WSU.