• Russell Wilson (QB) #3

    Russell Wilson
    Ht / Wt:5'11" / 206 lb.
    Born:November 29, 1988
    Drafted:2012 / Rd. 3 (75)
    Draft Team:SEA

    2016 Season Stats

    Att / Cmp Pa Yds Pa TD Pa Int Ru Yds Ru TD
    353 / 546 4,219 21 11 259 1

    ADP Value & Outlook

    Last updated: March 28, 2017

    Russell Wilson's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Wilson's current ADP is 7.01, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 1st pick of the 7th round, and 73rd selection overall.

    He was drafted 365 times in the latest ADP data, with a high of 25th and a low of 96th.

    Below is his trend in average draft position:

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

    Recent drafts with Russell Wilson:

    Draft #DateFormatWilson's Draft Pick
    4038737 3/27/2017 Standard 77th
    4038728 3/27/2017 Standard 63rd
    4038725 3/27/2017 Standard 67th
    4038694 3/27/2017 Standard 74th
    4038689 3/27/2017 Standard 82nd
    4038661 3/27/2017 Standard 83rd

    Players drafted after Russell Wilson:

    Matt Forte RB NYJ 7.03
    Golden Tate WR DET 7.04
    Hunter Henry TE SD 7.06
    Ben Roethlisberger QB PIT 7.06
    Dion Lewis RB NE 7.08
    Kyle Rudolph TE MIN 7.08
    Ameer Abdullah RB DET 7.08
    Rishard Matthews WR TEN 7.11
    Paul Perkins RB NYG 7.11
    CJ Prosise RB SEA 7.11
    Rob Kelley RB WAS 7.12
    Kirk Cousins QB WAS 8.01
    Randall Cobb WR GB 8.02
    Jamison Crowder WR WAS 8.03
    Giovani Bernard RB CIN 8.04

    Injury History and Status

    Official reported injury data for Russell Wilson.

    NFL Season NFL Week Injury Status
    2016 1 Ankle Questionable
    2016 3 Knee Questionable

    Russell Wilson Biography

    Last updated: February 8, 2017

    Russell Wilson is currently the quarterback of the Seattle Seahawks and one of the most respected passers in the game. Growing up in Virginia after being born in Ohio, he played football at Collegiate School in Richmond Virginia. Here, he was a very successful high school player, scoring 40 passing touchdowns in his junior year and 15 rushing. In his senior year, he scored 34 touchdowns through the air and 18 on the ground.

    His yardage was also incredible – 3,287 passing yards and 634 rushing yards his junior year and 3,009 passing yards in his senior year and 1,132 rushing. He was named the Richmond Times-Dispatch Player of the Year twice.


    Wilson started his college career at North Carolina State in 2008 and played there three years before transferring to Wisconsin in 2011. His freshman year saw him throw for 150 completions for a percentage of 54.5. Of those passes, 17 were touchdowns and only one an interception. His total yardage was 1,955.

    In his sophomore year, he had a 59.3 completion percentage for 224 completions. His yardage jumped to 3,027 as he scored 31 touchdowns and gave up 11 interceptions. In 2010, he had 308 receptions, 3,563 yards, 28 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions.

    After transferring to Wisconsin in 2011, he had 225 receptions on 309 passes for an astonishing 72.8 completion percentage. His yards dipped slightly to 3,175, but his accuracy increased as he scored 33 touchdowns and gave up only four interceptions. View highlights.

    NFL Draft

    Wilson, like the legendary Tom Brady, is one of those great quarterbacks that sneaked through the cracks in the draft. In spite of solid combine numbers, scouts had issues with Wilson's height and rated him fairly low as a result. The Seahawks then picked him in the third round of the 2012 season. Amusingly, he then tied Peyton Manning's record for passing touchdowns by a rookie (26) and led the Seahawks to their first Super Bowl victory of all time in 2014.

    So why would so many teams pass on a quarterback with a 40 time of 4.55 seconds and a vertical of 34-inches? It's hard to say, but when he was recently re-signed to a four-year contract, he received an $87.6 million salary. He is currently the second most highly played player in the league.

    NFL Career To Date

    As mentioned above, Wilson had an almost immediate impact on the fortunes of the Seahawks. In his rookie year of 2012, he went 11-5, had a completion percentatge of 64.1 percent for 252 passes. He picked up 3,118 yards and scored 26 touchdowns on just 10 interceptions. In just his second season, his team went 13-3 and won their first ever Super Bowl. His completion percentage stayed around 64 percent as he made 257 passes. Yardage jumped up to 3,357 as he scored 26 touchdowns with just nine interceptions, the first of three straight years when he gave up just single-digit interceptions.

    In 2014, he went 12-4 and picked up 3,475 yards on 285 completions. After scoring 20 touchdowns with just seven interceptions, he went to the Super Bowl again, but lost on an interception on a two-point conversion in the final seconds of the game. Since then, the Seahawks have remained competitive, going 10-6 and 10-5-1 in 2015 and 2016. Wilson has topped 4,000 yards both seasons and improved his already remarkable completion percentage (a career high of nearly 70 percent in 2015). View highlights.

    Personal Life

    Wilson is a well-known and outspoken Christian who stated he was remaining a virgin until marriage. He was married in 2016 to singer/songwriter Ciara and they are currently expecting their first child. Wilson is also very active in Seattle, devoting much of his time to various charities. His Twitter account showcases a dedicated and serious young man who loves God and is serious about his career.


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