Found January 12, 2012 on Los That Sports Blog:

Russell Wilson‘s one season as quarterback of the Wisconsin Badgers was a pretty impressive one. He completed 73% of his passes for 3,175 yards and threw 33 TD’s. His QB rating of 191.8 was the highest in FBS and he helped the Badgers to an 11-3 record and Rose Bowl appearance. Wilson spent the [...]


All Russell Wilson Everything Is All About The NFL Now

When Russell Wilson went to Madison to join the Bret Bielema led Badgers this summer the senior transfer from North Carolina State was one of those players that was going to be a difference maker. Folks from ACC country, myself included, began writing Wisconsin in as the favorite to win the Big Ten while other people doubted the ability of the 5'11" kid once he faced "...

Wilson: I'm focusing on football

Russell Wilson, the dual-sport star who played quarterback for the University of Wisconsin in 2011, has turned his back on a professional baseball career for now and will attempt to be picked up by a team in the NFL draft, The New York Times reported. Wilson, who led the Badgers to a successful 11-3 season in his only year at the school after three seasons with North Carolina State...

Report: Rockies draft pick chooses football instead

Second base prospect Russell Wilson has reportedly told the Colorado Rockies he will be pursuing a career in football and will not report to spring training.ESPN reports that Wilson, a quarterback with the Wisconsin Badgers, will train with former NFL QB Chris Weinke.Wilson was sensational in his only season in Wisconsin following three years at North Carolina State. He wound up...

Russell Wilson to pursue NFL, not MLB

Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson already opted to play football over professional baseball once in the past year when he chose a year with the Badgers instead of continuing to play with the Colorado Rockies franchise. Sixth months later, Wilson has chosen football once again. The quarterback has notified the Rockies organization that he will pursue…

Russell Wilson of Wisconsin Picks Football Over Baseball

Russell Wilson, who led the Badgers to the Big Ten title, played parts of two minor league baseball seasons for the Colorado Rockies.

Headlinin’: For the NFL, Russell Wilson gives up the diamond for good

Making the morning rounds. • My Honeymoon with Weinke. This time last year, then-N.C. State quarterback Russell Wilson was under contract with the Colorado Rockies and had a better-than-even chance of never playing football again. Wednesday, hot on the heels of a blockbuster campaign in Wisconsin, Wilson said he's decided to give up baseball altogether and pursue the NFL instead...
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