5 Damien Wilson  
Damien Wilson


Gloster, Miss.

High School:
Amite County HS

Last College:
Jones County CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 240


1 Letter

Business and Marketing Education


Fall Camp '14: Linebackers Preview

Damien Wilson and De'Vondre Campbell will lead returning linebackers


Gophers Release Depth Chart, Injury Report

Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29


Minnesota Tops Northwestern

Aided by three turnovers, the Gopher football team defeated Northwestern, 20-17.


Texas Bowl: Minnesota vs. Syracuse 12.27.13

Texas Bowl: Minnesota vs. Syracuse 12.27.13


Minnesota @ Northwestern



Gophers vs. San Jose State: Sept. 21, 2013

Photos from the Gophers football game vs. San Jose State on Sept. 21, 2013 at TCF Bank Stadium


Gophers vs. Western Illinois: Sept. 14, 2013

Photos from the Gophers vs. Western Illinois football game at TCF Bank Stadium, Sept. 14, 2013


Gophers vs. UNLV: August 29, 2013

Photos from the Gopher Football game vs. UNLV on August 29, 2013 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis

Photo Gallery

Game-By-Game Stats (PDF)

2014 • SENIOR SEASON: Led team with 10 tackles, broke up one pass and notched .5 sack against Eastern Illinois.

2013 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played in 13 games and started 12 • second on the team with 78 tackles • recorded 5.5 tackles-for-loss and one sack. Game-by-Game: Started and made his Minnesota debut against UNLV where he recorded seven tackles • made eight tackles, which included one sack, at New Mexico State • recorded three tackles against Western Illinois • totaled five tackles against San Jose State • tied for the team lead in solo tackles (6), tackles (10) and made one tackle-for-loss against Iowa • led team with eight tackles at Michigan, including 1.5 tackles-for-loss • tallied two solo tackles at Northwestern • made four tackles, including one for a loss, against Nebraska • made three tackles at Indiana and seven against Penn State • totaled eight tackles against Wisconsin and five at Michigan State • notched eight tackles against Syracuse.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Transferred from Jones County Community College • led team to 6-3 record and anchored a defense that allowed only 18.1 points per game • led the Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges (MACJC) and was fourth in the nation with 122 tackles (76 solo) as a sophomore • posted six tackles for loss, two sacks and two pass breakups • named Most Valuable Defensive Player for Region 23, the MACJC's South Division Most Valuable Defensive Back, All-MACJC South Division first-team and All-Region 23 • recognized as the national Defensive Player of the Year by NationalUnderslassmen.com • coached by Ray Perkins • transferred to JCJC from Alcorn State University prior to his sophomore year • signed National Letter of Intent during the 2012 December signing period • enrolled and started classes in January 2013 and participated in spring practice.

PERSONAL: Born May 28, 1993 • son of Patricia Wilson • cousin of Minnesota running back David Cobb.