January 8, 2007

Wilson sets official visit to NC State

Quarterback Russell Wilson from The Collegiate School in Richmond, Va., has set his official visit for NC State this weekend.

"[I want to] develop a strong relationship with the new coaches and players coming in and the ones already there," Wilson said.

The 5-foot-11, 180-pounder enjoyed a banner senior season for Collegiate. He completed 185 of 310 passes for 3,009 yards and 34 touchdowns with seven interceptions and ran 143 times for 1,132 yards.

In the independent school state title game against Fork Union Wilson completed 21 of 37 passes for 291 yards and two touchdowns with an interception and ran 30 times for 223 yards and three more scores. All together he had 514 total yards and accounted for all five of Collegiate's scores in a 38-17 win, wrapping up Collegiate's season at 10-1. The performance earned Wilson an appearance in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd feature.

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