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State colleges: Southwestern State running back Aaron Wilson is Player of the Week

The senior ran for 289 yards and two touchdowns during the Bulldogs' 38-21 win Saturday over Arkansas-Monticello.
by Scott Munn Published: November 5, 2012

Aaron Wilson, Southwestern State

*Position: Running back

*Height, weight: 5-foot-10, 195 pounds

*Class: Senior

*Hometown: Wichita, Kan.

*Scouting report: Wilson ran for 289 yards and two touchdowns to help the Bulldogs whip Arkansas-Monticello 38-21 on Saturday in Weatherford. Wilson carried the ball 30 times, averaging 9.6 yards. Three weeks ago, the computer science major had a similar explosion against Arkansas Tech. He ran for 290 yards and two TDs on 27 carries, but Southwestern State lost that game, 45-37. For the season, Wilson has a team best 899 yards and six touchdowns on 170 carries.

*Did you know?: Wilson played for Butler (Kan.) Community College. He helped the Grizzlies finish as National Junior College Athletic Association runner-up. Wilson transferred to Southwestern State for his junior and senior seasons. As a junior, he only had 34 carries for 145 yards.

*2012 Players of the Week: Sept. 4, Terrance Dixon, Northeastern State: Sept. 11, Armonty Bryant, DE, East Central; Sept. 18, Gerald Howse, RB, Northeastern A&M; Sept. 25, Michael Hicks, LB, Southern Nazarene; Oct. 2, Jercolby Bradley, QB, Southeastern State; Oct. 9, Spencer Bond, QB, East Central; Oct. 16, Dylan Terry, QB, Southern Nazarene; Oct. 23, Avery Morris, WR, Northwestern State; Oct. 30, Joshua Birmingham, RB, Central Oklahoma

by Scott Munn
Sports Assistant Editor
Scott Munn joined The Oklahoman/Oklahoma City Times sports staffs in October 1982. He spent a year as a formcharter, three years on the desk and 16 as a reporter. Scott has spent the last nine years as an evening assistant sports editor. Scott's...
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