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Chris Wilson
Defensive line coach

Biography

Boasting 23 years of collegiate coaching experience, Chris Wilson enters his first year in the NFL after the Eagles appointed him as the team’s defensive line coach during the 2016 offseason. Wilson most recently held a brief stint with the University of Missouri after spending two years as the defensive line coach at Southern California (2014-15).

Under Wilson’s direction, USC defensive end Leonard Williams earned first-team All America and All-Pac-12 honors in 2014 and later became the sixth-overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft by the New York Jets.

Before arriving at USC, Wilson spent the 2013 season coaching the defensive line at the University of Georgia.

Wilson spent the previous three seasons (2010-12) coaching the Mississippi State defensive line, and also served as both the co-defensive coordinator (2010) and defensive coordinator (2011-12) of the Bulldogs. Wilson tutored Eagles All-Pro DE Fletcher Cox, who was named a 2011 All-American and was later selected by the Birds with the 12th-overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Prior to entering the SEC, Wilson spent five seasons coaching the defensive ends at the University of Oklahoma, his alma mater, from 2005-09. He also served as the Sooners’ special teams coordinator for his final three seasons in Norman.

During his college coaching tenure, Wilson also completed three NFL minority internships with the Dallas Cowboys (1995), Arizona Cardinals (1997) and Miami Dolphins (1998).

A four-year letterman at the University of Oklahoma from 1988-91, Wilson recorded 303 career tackles and was named a team captain twice during his collegiate tenure. He was a 12th-round NFL Draft selection by the Chicago Bears in 1992.

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Boasting 23 years of collegiate coaching experience, Chris Wilson enters his first year in the NFL after the Eagles appointed him as the team’s defensive line coach during the 2016 offseason. Wilson most recently held a brief stint with the University of Missouri after spending two years as the defensive line coach at Southern California (2014-15).

Under Wilson’s direction, USC defensive end Leonard Williams earned first-team All America and All-Pac-12 honors in 2014 and later became the sixth-overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft by the New York Jets.

Before arriving at USC, Wilson spent the 2013 season coaching the defensive line at the University of Georgia.

Wilson spent the previous three seasons (2010-12) coaching the Mississippi State defensive line, and also served as both the co-defensive coordinator (2010) and defensive coordinator (2011-12) of the Bulldogs. Wilson tutored Eagles All-Pro DE Fletcher Cox, who was named a 2011 All-American and was later selected by the Birds with the 12th-overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Prior to entering the SEC, Wilson spent five seasons coaching the defensive ends at the University of Oklahoma, his alma mater, from 2005-09. He also served as the Sooners’ special teams coordinator for his final three seasons in Norman.

During his college coaching tenure, Wilson also completed three NFL minority internships with the Dallas Cowboys (1995), Arizona Cardinals (1997) and Miami Dolphins (1998).

A four-year letterman at the University of Oklahoma from 1988-91, Wilson recorded 303 career tackles and was named a team captain twice during his collegiate tenure. He was a 12th-round NFL Draft selection by the Chicago Bears in 1992.

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