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Marc Wilson


Marc Douglas Wilson

Inducted 1996

Date of Birth



Bremerton, WA


Brigham Young University (1977-1979)


Marc Wilson was a star from the beginning of his career as a Brigham Young quarterback. In his first game as a starter he completed 15 of 25 passes for 332 yards against Pittsburgh. Later, he threw seven touchdown passes in a 63-17 triumph over Colorado State. He racked up 571 passing yards, an NCAA record at the time, against Utah. Wilson, who stood 6-5 and weighed 204, reached his peak as a senior in 1979. He was unanimous All-America and was named Player of the Year by the Seattle Touchdown Club and the Miami Touchdown Club and the WAC conference. That year he led the nation in total offense and was third in the Heisman voting. He graduated with a degree in economics, received the NCAA Top Five Award and NCAA post-graduate scholarship. Wilson played with Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots 1980-1990.


Height 6'5

Weight 204

Career Highlights

  • 1979 All-Conference
  • 1979 Conference MVP
  • 1979 Heisman - Third
  • 1979 Led the nation in total offense
  • 1979 NCAA Post Graduate Scholar
  • 1979 Unanimous All-America
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