James Wilder, Jr.

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James Wilder, Jr.
No. 34     Cincinnati Bengals
Running Back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-04-14) April 14, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth: Tampa, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school: Tampa (FL) Plant
College: Florida State
Undrafted in 2014
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
 
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James Wilder, Jr.
No. 34     Cincinnati Bengals
Running Back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-04-14) April 14, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth: Tampa, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school: Tampa (FL) Plant
College: Florida State
Undrafted in 2014
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

James Curtis Wilder, Jr. (born April 14, 1992) is an American football running back. He played college football at Florida State.

High school career[edit]

He attended Henry B. Plant High School in Tampa, Florida. Wilder was considered the #11 recruit in the nation in his class by Rivals.com.

In 2009, Wilder ran for 1,004 yards and 15 touchdowns, while registering 136 tackles (66 solo) and 19 quarterback sacks on defense. He was named the High School Junior of the Year by Rivals.com, as well as 2009 USA Today All-American. Wilder was selected to play in the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.[1]

College career[edit]

Wilder attended Florida State University from 2011 to 2013. He selected Florida State over the University of Florida and the University of Georgia.[2]

In 2012, Wilder had a breakout season, running for 635 rushing yards (5.8 yards per carry) and 13 touchdowns. Wilder won Offensive MVP for the 2012 ACC Championship Game.

In 2013, Wilder averaged 7 yards per carry. Wilder was named All-ACC Honorable Mention.[3]

Wilder rushed for 1,363 yards with 20 rushing touchdowns during his career at Florida State University. He entered the 2014 NFL Draft after his junior season.[4]

Professional career[edit]

2014 NFL Draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
HtWtArm lengthHand size40-yd dash10-yd split20-yd split20-ss3-coneVertBroadBP
6 ft 3 in232 lb32 in9 34 in4.78 s35 in10 ft 1 in18 reps
All values from NFL Combine[5]

Personal[edit]

His father James Wilder was an NFL running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[6]

On January, 2014, James Wilder launched his clothing line, I Am Wilder Apparel [7]

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