JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that wide receiver Devin Wilson has been signed to the roster for the 2017 season.
Devin Wilson (6’2”,210) enters his third year in arena football and first with the Sharks. In 2016, Wilson played for the Cleveland Gladiators where he racked up 21 receptions for 262 yards and nine touchdowns. Prior to that in 2015, the wide receiver spent a short time in the Canadian Football League with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He played in two games for the Roughriders with 3 receptions and one touchdown. Wilson also played in five games for the Richmond Raiders of the Professional Indoor Football League in 2015, recording 40 catches for 483 yards and eight touchdowns.
Prior to his professional career, Wilson attended Tennessee State University. During his time as a Tiger, Wilson started in 43 games and caught 102 passes for 1,200 yards and six touchdowns.
Wilson is a native of Hendersonville, Tennessee, where he attended Pope John Paul II High School. Wilson was named to the All-Region football teams during his junior and senior years.
About the Jacksonville Sharks
The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions play all home games at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Sharks Nation Memberships for the 2017 season are now available. Shark Nation Memberships start as low as $99. To become a Shark Nation member or for more information please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter and Instagram @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.