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John Parker Wilson
John Parker Wilson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hoover, Ala.

High School:
Hoover

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 211

Position:
Quarterback

Experience:
2L



A two-year starter at quarterback who has become one of the most prolific passers in school history ... an accurate passer with mobility and composure ... has shown the ability to shine in late-game situations, with several game-winning and game-tying fourth-quarter drives in his career ... has 16 career 200-yard passing games, setting the all-time career mark at UA ... also among the Alabama career leaders in pass attempts, completions, passing yardage, touchdown passes and all-purpose yards ... is tied for 13th among all quarterbacks nationally with 26 consecutive starts ... Manning Award Watch List member as a junior ... named team's Offensive Achievement Award co-winner in 2007 ... earned the 2008 Johnny Musso Offensive Back Award for his performance during spring practice.

2007 (JUNIOR): The starting quarterback in all 13 games ... completed 255-of-462 passes (55.2 percent) for 2,846 yards with 18 touchdowns and 12 interceptions ... averaged 218.9 passing yards and 226.9 yards of total offense per game, fourth-best in the SEC in both categories ... broke his own single-season school records in total plays, pass attempts, completions, passing yards and touchdown passes ... had a streak of 132 consecutive pass attempts without an interception during the season, the fourth-best streak in school history ... had 2,846 yards of total offense, ranking second on the single-season charts and making him one of only three UA quarterbacks with two or more 2,000-yard seasons (with Brodie Croyle and Walter Lewis) ... had his best game of the season in the 41-17 win over Tennessee ... threw for a career-high 363 yards, completing 32-of-46 attempts and three touchdowns ... the 32 completions in the UT game tied the Alabama single-game record set by Gary Hollingsworth in 1989 and earned him Lindy's SEC Offensive Co-Player of the Week honors ... recorded the first 300-yard game of his career in the dramatic win over Arkansas ... completed 24-of-45 passes for 327 yards and a career-best four touchdowns against the Razorbacks ... also led the Tide on a 9-play, 73-yard drive game-winning drive in the fourth quarter, throwing for 56 yards on 7-of-9 passing in the series that culminated with his 4-yard touchdown to a leaping Matt Caddell in the back of the end zone ... orchestrated another dramatic late-game drive the following week against Georgia, leading the team on a 10-play, 88-yard drive, completing 2-of-3 passes for 51 yards ... capped off that game-tying drive with a 6-yard touchdown run, his second of the night against the Bulldogs, to send the game into overtime ... completed 68 percent of his passes (17-of-25), a season-high, in the season-opening win over Western Carolina ... had 53 passing attempts against Florida State, completing 28 for 240 yards and two touchdowns in the game ... the 53 attempts were the second-most by an Alabama quarterback in a single game ... went 26-for-40 for 265 yards and ran for another touchdown in the win at Ole Miss ... threw for three scores and 234 yards in the game against No. 3 LSU ... had two touchdown passes and ran for another score in the first half of the homecoming win over Houston ... had 246 yards passing with a touchdown against Louisiana Monroe ... threw for 256 yards and three scores in the Tide's win over Colorado in the PetroSun Independence Bowl victory en route to game Offensive MVP honors ... named UA Offensive Co-Player of the Week in the Ole Miss and Tennessee victories.

2006 (SOPHOMORE): Earned the starting job in the spring and started all 13 games on the season ... set seven single-season school records, including most plays (461), total offense (2,790), attempts (379), completions (216), passing yards (2,707) and touchdowns (17) on the year ... completed 216-of-379 passes for 2,707 yards on the year to become the seventh UA quarterback to pass for over 2,000 yards in a season ... set a school record by throwing for over 200 yards in each of the first seven games of the season ... completed 16-of-29 for 253 yards and a touchdown in his first career start against Hawai'i ... went 16-of-20 for 243 yards and a season-high three touchdowns in his first road start at Arkansas ... hooked up with DJ Hall for a 78-yard score in the game against the Razorbacks, the 10th-longest passing score in UA history ... had a streak of 104 pass attempts without an interception midway through the season ... threw the game-winning touchdown pass, a 2-yard strike to Le'Ron McClain in overtime, to give the Tide a 26-23 victory over the Rebels ... completed 22-of-35 passes for 291 yards and two touchdowns at LSU, setting season highs in completions and yardage.

2005 (FRESHMAN): Completed 7-of-11 passes for 98 yards and a touchdown in four games as a true freshman ... made his Alabama debut against Middle Tennessee in the season-opener ... threw his first touchdown pass in the win over South Carolina, with a 36-yard pass to Keith Brown ... added a 9-yard touchdown pass to Glen Coffee in the homecoming victory over Utah State ... recorded his first career rushing touchdown with a 1-yard run against Auburn.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: A three-year starter at Hoover High School, led the Buccaneers to state titles in 2002 and 2003 ... completed 615-of-978 passes for 8,170 yards and 78 touchdowns in his career ... went 314-of-467 for 3,821 yards and 40 touchdowns with just 10 interceptions as a senior ... 2003 Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year ... Parade High School All-American honoree ... Alabama Sports Writers Association and The Montgomery News Player of the Year in 2003 ... earned All-State and Super 6 All-State honors in 2003... member of The Birmingham News Super Senior list ... full name is John Parker Wilson ... born Oct. 17, 1985.


John Parker Wilson: Career Statistics
                Passing                              Rushing
Year    G-S     Att-Com-Int  Pct.   Yards   TD  LP   Att.  Yards   Avg.  TD  LP 
2005    5-0     7-11-0       63.6   98      2   37   3     -6      -2.0  1   2
2006    13-13   216-379-10   57.0   2,707   17  78   82    83      1.0   0   27
2007    13-13   255-462-12   55.2   2,846   18  67   81    104     0.8   5   24
TOTAL   31-26   478-852-22   56.1   5,651   37  78   166   181     0.9   6   27

**Has one pass reception for -4 yards in 2006, was credited with one tackle in 2006 and has two in 2007.

     
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