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Kion Wilson
LB #48
Height:
6-0
Weight:
230
Age:
27
College:
South Florida
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
12
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 18 13 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2013 PIT 7 2 12 8 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 CAR 5 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 SD 3 0 5 4 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 TEN L 9-16 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @CIN L 10-20 7 3 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 CHI L 23-40 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @MIN L 27-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @OAK L 18-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @NE L 31-55 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 BUF W 23-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 DET W 37-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @CLE W 27-11 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @BAL L 20-22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 MIA L 28-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO (15-2/0-0): Kion Wilson signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Steelers on December 31, 2013…signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on December 17, 2013…released by the Steelers on December 14, 2013…signed to the Steelers’ active roster on October 21, 2013…signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on October 11, 2013…released by the Steelers on October 9, 2013…signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Steelers on January 7, 2013…released by the Carolina Panthers on August 31, 2012…added to the Panthers’ active roster from the practice squad on November 16, 2011…signed to the Panthers’ practice squad on October 4, 2011…released by the San Diego Chargers on September 3, 2011…placed on the Chargers’ Reserve/Injured List on October 23, 2010 with an ankle injury…added to the Chargers’ active roster from the practice squad on October 2, 2010…added to the Chargers’ practice squad on September 5, 2010…released by the Chargers on September 4, 2010…originally signed with the Chargers as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 26, 2010.

PRO (15-2/0-0): Kion Wilson signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Steelers on December 31, 2013…signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on December 17, 2013…released by the Steelers on December 14, 2013…signed to the Steelers’ active roster on October 21, 2013…signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on October 11, 2013…released by the Steelers on October 9, 2013…signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Steelers on January 7, 2013…released by the Carolina Panthers on August 31, 2012…added to the Panthers’ active roster from the practice squad on November 16, 2011…signed to the Panthers’ practice squad on October 4, 2011…released by the San Diego Chargers on September 3, 2011…placed on the Chargers’ Reserve/Injured List on October 23, 2010 with an ankle injury…added to the Chargers’ active roster from the practice squad on October 2, 2010…added to the Chargers’ practice squad on September 5, 2010…released by the Chargers on September 4, 2010…originally signed with the Chargers as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 26, 2010.

2013 (7-2)(Pit): Played in seven games and made two starts…inactive for three contests (10/27 at Oakland, 11/10 at Buffalo and 12/8 vs. Miami)…also spent four weeks (Weeks 6-7, 16-17) on the Steelers’ practice squad.

  • 9/8 vs. Tennessee: Saw action at ILB in place of injured ILB Larry Foote…recorded his first three career defensive tackles.
  • 9/16 at Cincinnati: Made his first career start at ILB…recorded a career-high three special teams tackles.
  • 9/22 vs. Chicago: Had one QB pressure and added one special teams tackle.
  • 11/24 at Cleveland: Recorded one special teams tackle.

2012 (0-0): Kion Wilson was not on an NFL roster.

2011 (5-0): Promoted to the Panthers’ active roster from the practice squad on November 16, 2011…saw action in five games…was inactive for one contest (vs. Atlanta) due to a calf injury…12/24 vs. Tampa Bay: Recorded one special teams tackle.

2010 (3-0): Saw action in three games, recording five special teams tackles…10/3 vs. Arizona: Recorded his first career special teams tackle…10/10 at Oakland: Recorded a career-high four special teams tackles…forced his first and only fumble on special teams when he tackled WR Jacoby Ford.

COLLEGE: Kion Wilson played for the University of South Florida from 2008-2009 and for Pearl River Community College from 2006-2007…saw action in 25 games for the Bulls, making 23 starts…totaled 171 tackles, 12.5 TFLs, two sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries while at USF…majored in communications. 2009 (USF): Started all 12 games…served as a team captain…named first-team All-Big East by Big East Coaches, ESPN.com, Phil Steele and Rivals.com…named Defensive Playmaker of the Year by USF coaches and named Defensive MVP by his teammates…led the team with 105 tackles…added one sack, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one interception…led the team in tackles seven times…recorded 12 or more tackles in four straight conference games. 2008 (USF): Played in 13 games, starting 11…totaled 66 tackles, 3.5 TFLs, one sack, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries…totaled 10+ tackles three times. 2007 (PRCC): Played in nine games, recording 98 tackles as a sophomore. 2006 (PRCC): Had 117 tackles, two interceptions and six sacks as a freshman.    

PERSONAL: Kion Wilson attended Raines High School (Jacksonville, Fla.)…is one of nine children (five brothers and three sisters)…uncle, Eliott Walker, played for the San Francisco 49ers…raised by Glenda Marshall…Full name: Kion Renard Wilson.

Photos

  • Steelers vs Chiefs - 08-24

    Posted Aug 23, 2013

    The Pittsburgh Steelers faced the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 3 of the 2013 preseason at Heinz Field.

  • Steelers at Vikings - 09-29-2013

    Posted Sep 28, 2013

    A International Regular Season game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday September 29th 2013 at Wembley Stadium in London, UK. The Vikings defeated the Steelers 34-27.

  • Photos: Inside Linebacker Photos of 2013

    Posted Jan 30, 2014

    Photos of the Steelers Inside Linebackers during the 2013 season.

  • Steelers at Bengals - 09-16-2013

    Posted Sep 15, 2013

    Week two regular season game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium Monday September 16th 2013. The Bengals defeated the Steelers 20-10.

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