Michael Wilson (offensive lineman)
|Date of birth||October 20, 1947|
|Place of birth||Wilmington, Ohio|
|NFL draft||1969 / Round: 14 / Pick 343|
|1969–1970||Cincinnati Bengals – NFL|
|1971||Buffalo Bills – NFL|
|1974||Detroit Wheels – WFL|
|1975||Chicago Winds – WFL|
|1975||Philadelphia Bell – WFL|
|1975||Kansas City Chiefs – NFL|
|1976–1978||Hamilton Tiger-Cats – CFL|
|1979–1980||Edmonton Eskimos – CFL|
|1983||Washington Federals – USFL|
|1983||Los Angeles Express – USFL|
|1983||Michigan Panthers – USFL|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL West All-Star||1980|
1979 CFL Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman|
1979 DeMarco-Becket Memorial Trophy
1980 CFL Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
1980 DeMarco-Becket Memorial Trophy
Michael DeForest Wilson (born October 20, 1947 in Wilmington, Ohio) was an American football player who played tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs from 1969 to 1975.
He later played with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League from 1979–1980, where he was an All-Star and won the CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award both seasons. Wilson is the only player to have ever played in the American, the National, the World, the Canadian, and the United States Football League.
Wilson played football at the University of Dayton, where he played both offensive tackle and fullback for the Flyers. He graduated from Dayton in 1970.
Wilson was drafted in the 14th round of the 1969 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals. After playing three games his rookie season, in 1970 he played in all 14 games, starting 12.
Wilson was inducted into the University of Dayton Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998. He was inducted into the Wilmington High School athletic hall of fame in 2009.
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