Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 8/16/12

In addition to Carlton Powell, whom the team signed on Tuesday, the New York Giants have also signed defensive tackle Oren Wilson. To make room for him on the 90-man roster, they have waived/injured Martin Parker, who will miss the 2012 season after suffering a herniated disk that requires surgery.

In 2010, Wilson, then a member of the Michigan State Spartans, was sentenced to 21 days in jail, 19 days of community service and 12 months probation after being found guilty of involvement during an MSU fraternity assault. He and 10 other former/current players were charged in the incident, and all received jail time.

Coming out of high school, Wilson was considered one of the nation's top 50 prep school prospects by Rivals.com. While attending MSU, he would eventually earn the starting nose tackle job, starting all 25 games from 2008-2009, while appearing in all 38 games over his first three years.

Following his departure from Michigan State, and a year away from football due to NCAA transfer rules, Wilson finished his college career at Akron.

After going undrafted in April, Wilson was with the Giants at mini-camp for a rookie tryout.


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